The Million Dollar Hotel
The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living. The film was made in collaboration with Bono and the soundtrack is also from U2.
The Million Dollar Hotel is what Lars Von Trier's The Idiots might look like sans the artful 'Dogma 95' restrictions, redressed in a formula centered script and sold as mainstream entertainment. People who first heard, chanted, "Bono wrote this?!" Even Wim Wenders seems decidedly put off by the whole thing: The only scenes he seems to have directed are the ones that take place at the beginning and the end of the film.
Frustrating Warholian absurbist love story between a alleged dim wit skateboarder and a quiet bookworm. Great cast, great soundtrack, great director. Major let down.
A thoughtful film.
Wenders bores the pants off everyone with this. Not even sure what it was about. I want to say there was a murder...