While I've enjoyed his work in many films, I don't think I would have ever called Ray Liotta an electric performer, but he is amazing in this film. Anytime he's on screen, this movie works beautifully. The other performances aren't bad, but they can't stand up to his. He's unfortunately paired with Jason Patric, an actor I like, but who appears to be sleeping when acting next to Ray Liotta. Sad.
I'd also point out that I quite enjoyed the story of the film as well, and found its revelation surprising and very satisfying.
I've never seen a Marilyn Monroe film before, and perhaps not a Tony Curtis film. I know this is considered one of the best comedies of all time by AFI, and I felt this would be a good place to see these classic performers at their best. Sadly, I wasn't really able to find a way into this film. I certainly didn't really find it funny. Its basically a romantic comedy, and they rarely work for me. It has a few moments, but I found much of the film dragged.
This is my favorite Kevin Smith movie, although it suffers from many of the same problems as all his films. Yes, it is drowning in profanity. Yes, there are way too many gay jokes and too much bathroom humor. Yes, many of the performances aren't good (and sometimes from good actors, leading me to think that a better director could have gotten better performances). And yes, the shots and camera placement isn't very inspired. But this movie works on its…
This movie is one of my favorites so a warning should be given. Gushing is going to begin....now!
This movie has a brilliant cast. I'm not going to name all of them, but they're all fantastic. I will mention that this is the movie that brought both Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell and Justin Long to my attention. I also want to say that we all know Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver are great actors, but this movie reminds me of…