I wasn't looking too forward to this one because I'm not a big Loretta Young fan, but it was the only one remaining on my DVR shorter than 75 minutes (which is all I can get through during naptime). And I was not wrong. This had a really interesting premise (a man with a heart condition thinks his wife and doctor are slowly murdering him so he writes a letter to the DA accusing them - when he dies, his…
Tight and simple little crime thriller, with a hard, almost cruel streak that worked for the film. Kidnapping, double-crossing, escaped bank robbers/killers, police in pursuit, girls with guns, and all in just over an hour.
HOW IT ENTERED MY FLICKCHART
The Threat > Hollywood Canteen
The Threat < The Stranger
The Threat < Gypsy
The Threat < Look Both Ways
The Threat > Un chien andalou
The Threat > Indie Game: The Movie
The Threat < Scrooged
The Threat > Super
The Threat > Stardust
The Threat > Sweeney Todd
The Threat < Where the Sidewalk Ends
Final #1571 out of 3521
I figured I'd go ahead and watch this before The Avengers comes out, since I had missed it in theatres the year it came out. "Missed" isn't the right word. I heard bad things about it and opted not to go. And yeah, this movie is pretty boring, especially for an action movie. There are only like two and a half actual action scenes in it.
The first hour or so I was kind of bored stiff - there were…
For a little while I was afraid I'd misheard and it was gonna be all guns, which would've been boring and just needlessly violent (in a boring way). But then the hand-to-hand stuff started, and all of that was awesome. So yeah. Just enough story to string a nearly 100-minute long fight scene on, and that was enough. Also, it was surprisingly well-paced for basically being a long fight scene, with some breather sections in there at just the right times. Definitely had fun with this.