Good golly. This film looks like it was shot by a remedial. The acting is so so, especially from the grown ups. Leslie Nielsen and co. deliver their lines like they're fresh out of an eighties daytime TV soap. Hardlu surprising when you consider that one of the writers worked extensively with the likes of Sunset Beach, Melrose Place and General Hospital. Also, Nielsen's dancing with Jamie Lee Curtis is possibly the creepiest and most atmospheric scene in the whole…
For years I thought I'd already seen this film until I realised I had it confused with Robert DeNiro's The Good Shepherd.
An interesting experiment utilising many of the same film making disciplines from the 1940s. This Noir'ish Thriller boasts some extraordinary lighting and a wonderful turn from Cate Blanchett but on the whole I found The Good German to be a whole lotta style over substance.
A twisty plot, drawn out over 105 minutes that seems to slump in…
When David Lynch gets around to seeing this movie he'll have a stiffy for its entire duration!
This film is odd... and then some.
Pretty sure I have no idea what was going on or what the message is that Leos Carax is trying to convey but it looks outstanding.
Denis Lavant's central performance is wondrous. His sheer physicality and ability to metamorphose in every narrative scenario blew my mind. In addition to this, Edith Scob's Céline and Eva Mendes'…
I think I'd better start this with a declaration of my general love of "the works of Shane Black".
Lethal Weapon 1 & 2.
The Last Boy Scout.
The Long Kiss Goodnight.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
Sure enough, there is no mistaking that this is a Shane Black movie, An action film with a Christmas setting, Kidnap plot, Voice over, Black buddy/ White buddy interaction, Snappy dialogue.
These are all little things which work their way into…