Beautifully filmed, and with great music, but the actual subject matter itself I found slightly pretentious.
A note to Gran Turismo fans hoping that this film will delve into one of their favourite games: this film is not about Gran Turismo. This is a film that focuses on a number of individuals who dedicate themselves so completely to their craft that they become synonymous with the art that they create. Kazunori Yamauchi happens to be one of the subjects of…
Rewatched on Blu-ray. The film definitely still packs a hell of a punch. Certain elements have dated, but overall it holds up even now. The special effects, which were state of the art at the time, are still impressive in their own way. Basically, this is one of the greatest action movies of all time and I'll always love it.
An utterly beautiful film. Visually, thematically and musically it is a joy to behold. The performances are heartbreaking and real. Jackman in particular is a revelation.
This is a very divisive film. In fact, look on most film review websites and you'll see positive and negative reviews are split almost right down the middle.
I can definitely see why people wouldn't like the movie. It's pretentious, confusing, and the basic story might be seen to be emotionally manipulative. On the…