Blu-ray: I like to read Roger Ebert's reviews before or after I re-watch a movie. Can you believe he gave DIE HARD only 2 stars? He was hung up on the character and actions of Paul Gleason being completely wrong. Unfortunately it is Roger that is wrong. Gleason's character adds comedy and another obstacle for John MacClane.
This film is watched almost every December - and this is the first time I saw it in HD. It looked AMAZING. I can't wait to watch part 2 on blu-ray next.
Tarantino is so good that even Jamie Fox can't ruin this movie.
Hilarious, bloody, intense, epic. Exactly what you'd expect from a slave movie / Western from Quentin Tarantino. I had high expectations and this film met them. Always a good year when there's a film from this writer/director to remind us how good movies can be - and should be.
It starts off okay but by the end of the final fight, I hated this movie.
Once again - the BOURNE SUPREMACY "style" is present here: action scenes where you can't tell what is going on due to the tight close-ups and quick cutting.
The worst scene was the final fight. The whole film builds to this moment - and then we are treated to shots that don't last more than half a second. The camera crosses the line from…