• Michael Bihari

    ★★★★½ Watched by Michael Bihari 15 Dec, 2014

    The stunning debut feature film from Danny Boyle, fast-paced, nasty, and funny. The three leads are excellent and the look and feel of the film is extraordinary. Both the opening and closing scenes are riveting.

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  • Carlos Castel

    ★★★★½ Watched by Carlos Castel 15 Dec, 2014

    Exactly what i was waiting for, a great and weird film about friendship with two of my favorite actors.

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  • thefinalcredits

    ★★★½ Rewatched by thefinalcredits 30 Oct, 2014

    Danny Boyle's cinematic debut showcases elements of his trademark style, while delivering a powerhouse punch to the solar plexus of the complacent and staid British film industry of the time. From the frenetic, angular, camera shots of the opening title sequence, and in line with the director's stated aim, the audience are made aware that this will be a production at odds with the usual fare to which they had previously been accustomed. Likewise, the screenplay from fellow debutant, John…

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  • alphonse

    ★★★★ Watched by alphonse 15 Nov, 2014 2

    Shallow Grave is a fascinating neo-noir that tells an apparently traditional story about three close friends who find a shitload of money and are succumbed by the madness of greed, introducing a game of cat and mouse for the possession of the treasure, destroying the existent relationships and establishing distrust.

    Danny Boyle isn't working with a complex script, but the material is far from being bad as it's a wonderful examination on the consequences of success, this time mixed with…

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  • James Healey

    ★★★½ Watched by James Healey 16 Jun, 2014

    Good action and story, although nothing amazing

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  • Cameron Croston

    ★★★★ Watched by Cameron Croston 07 Nov, 2014

    An excellent thriller with great performances.

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  • Adrian Zachow

    ★★★ Rewatched by Adrian Zachow 04 May, 2014

    The basic premise of making a thriller tense is that you need to care about what happens with the main characters. As a thriller, Shallow Grave offers up a good, twisted plot, that ends satisfyingly well, but it's three central characters are so despicable and cruel, it's hard to side with them in their efforts to get away with keeping a stash of money left by a deceased new flatmate. In any case, Danny Boyle's debut is a striking one, even if the production values and performances are a little rough

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  • L. Lubelski

    ½ Rewatched by L. Lubelski 28 Oct, 2014

    unbearable

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  • Carlos

    ★★★★ Added by Carlos

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  • BazbauersT

    ★★★★ Added by BazbauersT

    EXTREAMELY PLEASENT TO WATCH

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  • ShotbyShe

    ★★ Watched by ShotbyShe 30 Sep, 2014

    Weird plot; massive ridiculous overacting; only real action conflict is in the end; eighty-eight minutes feels like 888 minutes. Completely boring and pointless throughout. I’ll curse my co-worker forever for making me watch this.

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  • Éloïse Thompson

    ★★★★ Watched by Éloïse Thompson 30 Sep, 2014

    In what ressemble Trainspotting's style, Danny Boyle is truly impressive in his first effort as a director!
    He builds up the tension like nobody can.
    This is absolutely great :)

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