"For 24 years people have been trying to kill me. People who know how. Now, do you think that's because my dad was a Greek soda pop maker? Or do you think it's because I'm an American SPY?! Go @#$% yourself, you @#$%IN' child!"
Watched Charlie Wilson's War for the first time. Mike Nichols' final film.
It's good, not great.
Aaron Sorkin wrote a comedy when I think this story would be better served with something along the lines of…
Watched Blood Simple last night, this would be the 2nd time.
And like every Coen Brothers movie.... it's much better the 2nd time.
It's a classic kind of noir movie... except instead of LA it's middle of nowhere Texas.
I think this might be the Coens darkest movie, including No Country for Old Men. Because at least No Country was funny. This movie is sort of humorless, but that's what they were going for. And when you take away the…
The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm really kinda speechless after watching this movie. I mean.... this movie is @#$%ing INSANE! I don't just mean that in a quality sense.
I mean this is one of the craziest, wackiest movies I've seen in a long time!
What I will say is,
This film.... is the Scorsese film I was waiting for after seeing The Departed.
I would have MAYBE liked to have only waited 2 years for it instead of 7....…
8 year old me: "This is the single greatest..."
23 year old me: "...piece of shit! What's with the teddy bears?"
There's a LOT to like in this film. But there's more to hate.