- Summary: Forty Shades of Blue tells the story of Laura, a young Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock n' roll legend, and the personal awakening she experiences in the wake of her unfortunate affair with his estranged son. (First Look Pictures)
FranciscoM.Oct 6, 2005Rip Torn gives an amazing performance. I really enjoyed the film.
BrianC.Jun 25, 2006Dynamite acting pulls this several notches above the pack.. Rip Torn is memorable.
JohnB.Jul 5, 2006I can't imagine how this film received so many good reviews. (best drama at Sundance-you must be kidding!) It is a really thin, I can't imagine how this film received so many good reviews. (best drama at Sundance-you must be kidding!) It is a really thin, depressing little story that goes nowhere. The relationships between the characters are not in any way believable or interesting, and even the sex scenes were poorly done. [***SPOILERS***] The final scene was representative of the entire film-the female lead walks away from the car-no resolution, no closure, no reason to know what will happen to the characters, and even worse, no reason to care.The director is obviously new at filmaking, and needs more experience. I'm only sorry I had to sit through one of his early learning experiences, because it was boring and worth nothing.… Collapse
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