• FilmClubDaGame

    ★★★ Watched by FilmClubDaGame 05 Dec, 2014

    Recommended by Taylor Charles Michel.
    Film Club Score (3.09/5.00)
    Votes 21

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  • Richard Gubbels

    ★★ Watched by Richard Gubbels 17 May, 2015

    Brick is a mixed bag for me.

    Filmed with razor sharp precision and a script that is as tight as (insert lewd analogy here), it is ultimately a film which leaves me cold. Bitterly cold. It is so stylized but only for the sake of looking stylized. Everything is constructed in order to propel the mystery and the dialogue, not the characters themselves-and it is here where Johnson seems to struggle the most. The characters were cartoonishly noir (I know…

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  • BallingAintEazy

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by BallingAintEazy 15 May, 2015

    this movie could use more murder.

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  • Conrado Falco

    Watched by Conrado Falco 12 May, 2015

    I admire Rian Johnson's 'Brick' more than I like it. As a first film, it's quite something. As an exercise on the functional understanding of cinematic genre, it is even more. The idea of taking the plot, feel, and aesthetics of a film noir and setting it in a contemporary high school sounds ridiculous, but there was something in the air ten years ago that gave us both 'Veronica Mars' and this movie.

    As far as a movie can be…

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  • ERafferty

    ★★★★ Watched by ERafferty 21 Feb, 2015

    Brick is a great film that pays homage to the noir films of old (The Maltese Falcon for example), Rian Johnson creates a world that sucks you in with the detail in each frame of the film with complexed and layered characters that all have a element of cautious suspicion about the intentions, yet with a hint of likability about them. The story at first for some may cause viewers to stray due to the dialogue amongst the characters, as…

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  • Sam Blackburn

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Sam Blackburn 10 May, 2015

    A terrific mystery noir film.

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  • Alex

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Alex 08 May, 2015

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    There are few movies that not only hook me in from the first frame, but also completely engross me in the world in which said movies takes place. Brick directed by Rian Johnson just happens to be one of those movies. It also happens to be the type of movie I would make. It's almost as if the filmmakers tapped into my brain and made that noir style movie I always wanted to. From the very first scene you'll notice…

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  • Trenten Barker

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Trenten Barker 06 May, 2015

    High school, such memories.

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  • lolomcfloflo

    ★★★★½ Watched by lolomcfloflo 02 May, 2015

    bitches always be getting you involved in some crazy shit

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  • moviemanwill

    ★★★★½ Added by moviemanwill

    A major film for high school me.

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  • JohnAllegretti

    Rewatched by JohnAllegretti 10 May, 2014

    Owned - Blu-Ray

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  • wildestpenfield

    ★★★★ Added by wildestpenfield

    Yeah, a bit filmstudenty showoffy, but in an audacious and well-crafted way. Ultimately, the only thing keeping this from true greatness is that it falls into the same trap as too many of the noirs it tries to copy, meaning the plot just falls to bits by the end. It's certainly a whole flight of steps up from Gordon-Levitt's TV gig though.

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