"Me and my boy here, we're gonna put a whuppin' on ya!"
Long, long gone are the days of the sarcastically charismatic and charming allure of John McClane and in his place is the Ray Romano - the Everybody Loves Raymond Ray Romano - of the 'action' world - a dull, lifeless character who is incredibly annoying. There's no punchy wit anymore, no bombastic attitude. John McClane is actually just stupid in this film. There's no other way to describe…
"Time to meet the devil".
Let's start off with a negative, and probably controversial - Ryan Gosling. Was he the right person for this role? I can't help but feel that Luke Evans - originally casted in Gosling's role as the protagonist - would've performed this so much more convincingly. I'm not saying Gosling was bad - far from it - but seeing a newer face - someone who hasn't bursted out into 'stardom' - would've been more pleasing and…
"I will kill you when you are in the most pain... When you're in the most pain, shivering out of fear, then I will kill you. That's a real revenge. A real complete revenge"
How's this for a plot: I Saw The Devil is a film about a secret agent who blurs the line between good and evil in order to seek revenge on the serial killer who killed his pregnant fiancee after becoming his latest kill.
Sounds like a…
"I promise not to steal anything from you if you promise not to rape me"
This has to be one of the most surprising films I've stumbled upon in a long time. Surprising because everything I felt towards the end of the movie and even an hour later was something I wasn't expecting.
To be honest, I didn't have a lot of expectations. I went in not knowing the director, not knowing the premise in depth, and not having read…