Wikileaks: War, Lies and Videotape
This documentary provides a peek into the workings of WikiLeaks and its enigmatic leader, Julian Assange.
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Alan W (us) wrote: A solid and proficient directorial debut from a popular star/actress from China, this is a Chinese Carrie Diaries and Sex and the City all crammed into one movie - and the shift 2/3's into the film does feel a bit abrupt - much like the ending which while answering all the previous unanswered questions and mysteries left the audience with a snapshot-ish indie (deliberately uncompromisingly artistic) cut. On the other hand, there is much curiosity value in showing what a Chinese campus back then looks like to the western world. Other than that, it is well performed though the dramatic twists and turns feel a bit soapy but never less than entertaining and intriguing.
Jesse O (br) wrote: Meh. Doesn't really feel like its own unique film, rather it's a collection of a variety of different styles from other filmmakers. By and large, stylistically, in the way Peter Glanz frames his shots, I'm reminded of Wes Anderson. Thematically it almost seems like a bit of Woody Allen and Noah Baumbach. In short, it's a film that does not have its own identity. It's the very definition of derivative. That's not much of a problem if you tell a good story with the pieces that you have. Clearly, if you haven't noticed yet, this was not a good story. The film makes some reference, through one of its supporting characters in one conversation, to its own narcissistic lead characters and how that makes it hard to relate to any of them or to care about any of their 'struggles' since they never face consequences for any of their actions. Partly, this conversation is in there to make Peter Glanz look like he's a clever writer, in that he's aware this conversation I'm referring to could very easily be describing his own lead characters. And that sort of self-indulgent wankery, felt the need to be redundant, is counter-productive to the story that you would like to tell. The fact of the matter is that Peter Glanz, at least as of now, is not Wes Anderson, Woody Allen OR Noah Baumbach. He's likely never to be any of those three, so why even bother trying to imitate those three? It could be possible that Glanz thought he was making a film that was unequivocally him but it doesn't come across that way in execution. The film isn't even that bad, it's got some interesting pieces, such as the cast, which is probably the best thing about the film, and some insight into the mind of someone that is as affluent as Conrad and his thought-process. But it doesn't do nearly that I found interesting or that I found was actually good. It's not that the lead was unlikable. As long as a character is well-written, or interesting, then it doesn't matter if they're the biggest asshole in the world, at least they're telling a story that I would enjoy. Tying it back to Jason Bateman, Arrested Development has some of the most narcissistic, selfish, racist and unlikable characters in the history of any television series. But the fact that the show was so expertly written, and hilarious to boot, made it work. You don't have to like a character as a 'person' in order to enjoy what they're going through. I just don't think Conrad's arc as a character is something that I really wanted to invest in. Not that it's poorly written, it's just that, by and large, it really has nothing to say. It doesn't change my views on anything. The acting is pretty good, all around, so nothing to complain about on that front. That's, easily, the best part about this film. It's not like it's an all-time great cast, but they do their best with a script that almost cripples them from the start. That's the only reason, and Glanz's technical prowess, this gets two stars. With that said, I do look forward to Glanz's next effort. I think that if he focuses more on being himself, as opposed to be Woody Allen, Wes Anderson or Noah Baumbach, or any other independent filmmaker he may admire, then I think he could make a truly great film. With that said, this isn't terrible, but I wouldn't exactly go out of my way to watch it. You won't be missing absolutely anything of note if you skip this.
Amit C (us) wrote: Entertainment, what else can u ask for.
Frank P (ca) wrote: want to see horrid Henry the movie now please
Harneet M (de) wrote: LOVED THE MOVIE! Just as good as the first!
Robin S (br) wrote: Ohh:O what is this?someone who can tell me?
Jessica H (fr) wrote: THeron is amazing as ever.
Chem K (fr) wrote: Great Italian film. Very nice ending.
Peter P (nl) wrote: Biel is cute but this is pretty forgettable.
Ben K (kr) wrote: Definitely not as fresh or inventive as the first one.
Hector C (de) wrote: muy buena para su epoca
Wes S (ca) wrote: Really slow plot, notable cast members don't do anything outstanding, and the scares are rather meager. There is some nice gore and special effects, and it can get grotesque at times. It also gets confusing, plus a rather dumb ending.
Joy B (de) wrote: john cusack and tim robbins are funny in this!
Steve G (jp) wrote: This is a very lovable film.
Waleed A (ca) wrote: Not nearly as funny as the first. Way too over-the-top end cheesy at times . There were still lots of parts that made me laugh, but there were a lot more parts where I thought that's not funny and they're just forcing it (about 3 viewings)
Sherry Z (us) wrote: Very good. Brings into question why we love celebrities so much, how far we'd go to get close to our obsessions, and how far people will go to make money off that obsession
Francine W (es) wrote: Before I read the book I thought this movie was the best now I'm like the cheated every body so if you going two play somebody be smart about it
Ashli H (us) wrote: Looks like I forgot to rate this years ago!
Thomas B (de) wrote: ****It's a bit slow at times, but Valkyrie is an excellent suspense thriller from Bryan Singer, beautifully shot and supporting a great performance by Tom Cruise.
Mercer M (nl) wrote: Has one of the best villains ever.