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A No-BullSh** type movie period.
It does not attempt to ease the viewers at any moment. The movie masterfully depicts the grotesque andA No-BullSh** type movie period.
It does not attempt to ease the viewers at any moment.
The movie masterfully depicts the grotesque and depressing atmosphere of war and those who are caught up in it while also including many deep intellectual dialogues that we do not really expect out of a WW2 movie.
In my opinion, the whole movie was as shocking and powerful like the Normandy landing scene of "Saving Private Ryan".… Full Review »
This one trick pony of a movie might appeal to self-referential AKtors or theatre luvvies but most normal people will find this a bit of aThis one trick pony of a movie might appeal to self-referential AKtors or theatre luvvies but most normal people will find this a bit of a chore. It feels like a play (no cuts, see?) and had a few fleeting moments of interest but why they hell couldn't they hire a proper screen writer and editor?… Full Review »
A divisive film. Love it or hate it. It's dream-like noir cinematography is undeniably masterly. Reminded me of the best movie moments fromA divisive film. Love it or hate it. It's dream-like noir cinematography is undeniably masterly. Reminded me of the best movie moments from Martin Scorcese, David Lynch, Jonathan Glazer or Sergio Leone. What was most brilliant was it's narrative style - perfectly unfolding, revealing, enthralling, emotionally satisfying right until the last frame. Yes it is violent, but the violence always served the story. The main themes of ethics and retribution felt so right. Gosling played the perfect anti-hero and his nemesis Pansringham is one of the most compellingly bad-ass cops in movie history - horrific and honourable in equal measures. A masterpiece… Full Review »
Stupid stupid stupid movie. Horrible representation of neuroscience and supporting the myth of only using 10% of your brain. This movie is aStupid stupid stupid movie. Horrible representation of neuroscience and supporting the myth of only using 10% of your brain. This movie is a lot like Ghost dad, it makes up any crap it wants and it will be legit because it runs on the excuse that nobody knows a thing about it. The human brain uses 100% as every brain scan has told us ever, maybe a percent is used consciously, but if a person were to control all of the subconscious functions of the brain they would surely die from having to process every bit of data taken in by the body manually. What is truly insulting is the extent they stretch that myth, saying that they can control matter with a whim? What in the hell did they smoke? Who in their right mind felt truly satisfied by this fairy tale that spat on everyone's intellect?… Full Review »
This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. I am not going to say this was the worst movie I have ever seen, because at no point was I compelled to walk out on it. However, I am going to have to negate most of the posts praising the cast for good acting. I do not think it is necessarily her fault (I blame the director), but Lilla Crawford as Little Red Riding Hood was unbearable to watch. She appeared as a soulless singing robot - like a jukebox with legs. Then again, so did many of the characters. Meryl Streep's performance was missing something. I have seen community theatre performances with a more lively and captivating witch. That being said, the movie missed the opportunity to make Prince Charming and the Wolf the same person, which I have seen a number of times on stage, which adds a layer of complexity. Instead they threw a dumptruck full of money at Johnny Depp for a three minute scene prominently featured in the preview to get unsuspecting movie goers into the chairs. James Corden was by far the most interesting person to watch in this movie and Tracy Ullman as Jack's Mother was fun. If you have seen Into the Woods on stage, you will be disappointed. If you are not a die hard fan of musicals, you will be disappointed. If you ARE a die hard fan of musicals, but somehow missed Into the Woods, you will still be disappointed. Go watch a bunch of nobodies do this on stage, and I can almost guarantee it will be more captivating.… Full Review »