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,…
Part of the Buddy the Elf Challenge.
The Belgian tour operator who must've bribed Martin McDonagh when he was conceptualising this film is probably benefiting greatly from it now. This bizarre gangster road trip put Bruges on the map with its simple story of three hitmen in a pickle. Following a messy slip-up, criminals Ray and Ken find themselves in Belgium awaiting orders from their boss Harry. We soon learn that when Harry says wait that's exactly what everyone does and it gives Colin Farrell plenty of time to show us how effectively he can throw his toys out of the pram.
Had Tarantino or Guy Ritchie got their paws on this script it would've been either irritating or offensive.…
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…
Having finally visited Bruges, the true contrast between humour and setting just becomes even more delicious.
I've been aching to see this film again after seeing it last year for the first time. I was going to watch in time for my visit to Bruges in March but I couldn't wait that long. This film is superb and could now be in my top 20.
[English/ Spanish review]
"What did you fucking expect, a fucking Dora the Explorer movie?"
"No, but you end up falling in love with the characters and the place…"
"Don’t be a fucking cunt…"
"All right then, it’s really great anyway."
"¿Pero qué cojones esperabas, una jodida película de Dora la exploradora?"
"No, pero al final te encariñas con los personajes y el ambiente…"
"No seas un jodido gilipollas…"
"Vale, de acuerdo, es realmente estupenda igualmente…"
There are some really good insults in this movie. Haha, but almost all i wouldn't use myself.
But this film, man, the feels. I do have some problems with it, like the pacing, i think its a little slow, but the achievements certainly outweigh the cons. Every character was super interesting, even the city and location had character. This film sure did live up to the hype, and i'm glad i FINALLY saw it.
Is it sick and twisted that my family watches "In Bruges'' every Christmas season? Perhaps. But I don't care. It's a great movie and the holiday season gives me a reason to watch it again.
This movie was fantastic until it degenerated into a run-and-shoot action flick. Seriously, fantastic. I've seen this typical Shakespeare tragedy ending in too many films of the same ilk, so In Bruges lost me there. But the acting was very good and Colin Farrell's comedy was absolutely precious.
The deleted scenes on the DVD are quite good as well. The DVD gets 3 1/2 stars for above average special features.
Fucking Awesome! Ended well too
what the fuck that was a fucking wild ride from start to finish
i've had this film sitting on my laptop for ages but each time i tried to watch it i couldn't really get into it but damn i should have persevered before now because it was fucking incredible
In Bruges is a ridiculous story of an Odd Couple pair of hit men laying low in the one of the scenic and bucolic towns in the world. When it's not ridiculous, it's cinematographically stunning, sometimes hilarious, and occasionally poignant and thoughtful.
But mostly it's chasing its plot like a dog its tail, rife with coincidental run-ins, an improbable romance, and an absurdly principled stand by a major character in the film's second half who'd been invisible for the first half. It's a bit of a mash up of Tarantino flicks, some of which hadn't been filmed by 2008.
- The Racket
- 7th Heaven
- Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
- Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
- There Will Be Blood
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
- Mulholland Drive
- Children of Men
- No Country for Old Men
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IMDb: 8.1 | RT: 91% || Points: 2110 | Peak:…
- Beasts of the Southern Wild
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- Life Is Beautiful
- Dancer in the Dark
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