Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
Shoot first. Sightsee later.
Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
What a conversation between Harry and Ken would sound like if they were talking about some lame person who doesn't like this movie:
Harry: So he's having a really nice time watching In Bruges?
Ken: Well, I'm having a really nice time watching In Bruges. I'm not sure it's really his cup of tea.
Harry: (Stunned silence) What?
Ken: You know... I'm not sure it's really his thing.
Harry: What do you mean it's not really his thing? What's that supposed to mean? It's not really his thing... What the fuck is that supposed to mean?
Ken: Nothing, Harry.
Harry: But it's a masterpiece, isn't it? How can a masterpiece not be somebody's fucking thing? The brilliant fucking dialogue, the perfect fucking casting, the wonderful fucking blend of the most hilarious dark humor with spine-tingling drama and character development... how can that not be somebody's fucking thing? How can that be?
The only film where you will witness Madeye Moody and Voldemort sit in a bar and call each other cunts.
Pure fucking brilliance. Everything fucking works. Fucking humour, fucking emotions, fucking Ralph fucking Fiennes is the fucking best fucking ever.
"You're an inanimate fuckin' object!"
I cannot get over that line. It's so fucking good.
Martin McDonagh’s debut feature is a profane black comedy about those two perennial Catholic obsessions - guilt and sin. Two foul-mouthed Irish hitmen are sent to Bruges following a botched job and ordered to wait there until they receive further instructions. The film’s chief success comes in this brilliantly realised central pairing that is a perfect marriage between script and performance.
Colin Farrell plays the grief stricken, Ray - a cocksure and frequently inappropriate Jack the lad who made a grave mistake during his one and only hit. Ray, like practically every other character that finds themselves stuck in Bruges, isn’t particularly nice yet his natural Irish charm and sense of morality (albeit a warped one) make him an interesting,…
Bruges, the most well-preserved medieval city in the whole of Belgium, is a welcoming destination for travelers from around the world, but for professional shooters Ray and Ken, it could well be their final destination: a difficult job has resulted in sending the pair, following orders from Harry, the Londoner boss, just before Christmas, for the Flemish city for two weeks to cool the tempers. Completely displaced amidst the gothic architecture, canals and sidewalks, the two men confined themselves to do as simple tourists during the day. Ray, still haunted by the bloodshed in London, hates the place, while Ken, whilst maintaining a fatherly eye on Ray, sees his spirit and soul expand with the beauty and serenity of the…
2 things will happen after you watch this movie:
1: You will want to go to Bruges and see the swans and the medieval shit
2: Your urge to call people "fookin coonts" will dramatically rise.
If you haven't seen this dark comedy criminal masterpiece yet, I would advise you to close this review and try to get on that as soon as possible. I watched an unhealthy amount of movies today, but quotes from this one keep floating through my brain. I saw this movie a couple years ago and though it was alright. I think it's one of those movies that will keep getting better and better every time I watch it. Hey, not every film clicks with…
Great Humor; don't really like Farrell but he delivers a good performance, Gleeson is a nice contrast to him. Fiennes is on point. Original Screenplay
It's like a fuckin' fairytale.
A black comedy about two hit-men. The subtle foreshadowing (Ken being unable to afford going up the tower, thus having to use the change later, and pointing a finger-gun at Ray from the top of said tower) is really the icing on the cake in this fantastic movie.
I forgot how much I love this film.
Edgy: the film
Ingredients: A tipping of fedora in a euphoric trance by Brendan Gleeson, an attempt to act by Colin Farrell and Ralph Fiennes' best attempt to be offensive and unlikable.
McDonagh has a fantastically unique sense of humor in all of its darkness, but the film is often derailed by the sentimental moments in between the actual comedy. The events of the film invokes introspection enough on their own. We don't necessarily need the extra push McDonagh gives us. Not quite condescending, but distractingly superfluous.
Mixing neo-noirish elements with a well constructed storyline, convincing human drama, interesting characters, and outrageously funny and really, really black humor, In Bruges is nothing less than a brilliant film on every regard. Martin McDonagh's feature-length screenwriting and directing debut is a truly fantastic movie that also had a fabulous score by Carter Burwell and it was bolstered by top-notch performances from Colin Farrell, Ralph Gleeson, and Ralph Fiennes.
Love the way they talk to each other. It's so good.
"YOU'RE AN INANIMATE FUCKING OBJECT!"
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