A bloated action movie with numerous flaws, yet, for some reason, I enjoy watching repeatedly.
Good: I love the heist sequences, they are surprising and full of punch. I like the cat and mouse game between Pacino and DeNiro. I like that the movie doesn't end after then crime but shows the aftermath.
Bad: For such a smart criminal willing to walk away from everything, he should walk away from the revenge or just remember it is a dish best…
Good: Angelina Jolie has awesome cheekbones and the Moors looks like a beautiful fun place to live.
Bad: I don't like this story and trying to reconcile it with "Sleeping Beauty" makes me like it even less. They just do not work together for me. This movie made me really hate the 3 fairies.
Meh: Lana Del Rey bores me.
The fact that I was not allowed to see this movie when I was young only added to the mystique. I knew it was going to be awesome and it did not disappoint. The music is perfect and sets the right creepy tone putting me on the edge of my seat. Roy Scheider was perfect as the police chief uncomfortable with the water and forced to deal with the crisis, weighing the needs of the townspeople with the safety of…
Since seeing this movie, I have never been able to hear Stealers Wheel's "Stuck in the Middle With You" without thinking of Michael Madsen and his dance as he tortured a captured policeman.
I watched this movie knowing nothing about it one night and I was hooked. Tarantino has a gift for dialogue like none other. I love the pop culture references, the snappiness of the exchanges and yes the profanity. The soundtrack for the movie was perfect, the juxtaposition…