Highly entertaining film.
This had the potential of beating out Fast Five in terms of quality but it falls just oh so short of doing so. Reasons being-the villain. I'm starting to feel that every villain so far this summer season has not lived up to their potential. Their plans are never coherent-I know Evans' character needed something to do something but I just can't remember what that something was. The character never does that one thing to put him…
Luhrmann is a great visionary. He may not make films that I enjoy immensely but he does catch my eye and his way of storytelling does keep hold of me from beginning to end.
The major problem I had with this film was I didn't really care about the characters. Any of them. I wasn't invested in Carraway's journey-I wasn't crossing my fingers and hoping that Gatsby obtained his goal-I couldn't care less about Daisy's role in the…
My 200th Letterbox review!!!!!
An amazing thriller.
Spielberg's work here is legendary. I can't think of a single frame that I didn't like or wasn't hooked to. The tension & suspense that he created with this film will never be lost. Every viewing since I was a little kid to seeing it in theaters back in 06 to watching it just now is the same. I'm in love with the look of it-the terror of it-the shock of it-the brilliance of…
This film never felt right to me.
It's very strange because there is so many things in this film that I think are cool but they don't really add up to anything special.
First off the villain. When first hearing that Mickey Rourke was going to be playing Whiplash I was extremely excited. And I got nothing out of it--his character really seems to take a back seat throughout the film-he's a great actor-Whiplash had the potential of being a…