With a rousing opening, a confusing and lacklustre middle, and a moving, satisfying conclusion, Les Miserables is a commendable effort to put the musical on the big screen. Using live singing instead of pre-recorded songs, the actors can bring fresh emotion and meaning to the lyrics which has a surprisingly good effect. Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman give stunning performances, as well as the rest of the distinguished cast. The set pieces, production design and costumes are impeccable as well.…
Stylish, fun flick. Rodriguez and Miller did a great job of translation from a comic book. really memorable! There isn't really so much as one story, but a vignette of several stories, tied together by the city that is Sin city. I'm not familiar with the comics it's based on, but I liked how rodriguez didn't focus strictly on individual character's and their stories- instead he let these characters tell their stories but without exclusion of other characters, or at…
This hyper-violent criticism of competition between students takes said issue and turns it in to a forty-two way battle to the death mandated by law.
Though there are too many characters to the point of knowing who's cannon fodder and who isn't, the main, main protagonists are well-developed.
Depending on how you view it, Battle Royale will either be a shocking and intense morality tale, or a darkly humorous splatter flick. Either way, there's no denying how intense, controversial, and influential it is.