After two months (and a renewal of my Pro Membership, take my money LB, take all of it!) I'd figured it was time to post a new review.
And what better way to reappear out of the mists of the unknown (the locals call it "Germany") than doing it like the eponymous Rosencrantz & Guildenstern and, well, appear out of nothing.
Contrary to those two guys (who in fact pretty much are the original purveyors of the "those two guys" trope)…
Quick Review :
From the director of the very entertaining Zombieland and the good-ish 30 Minutes or Less comes this violent yet unengaging gangster flick.
Ruben Fleischer seems to be on a downward spiral. In Gangster Squad almost nothing clicks, a bit of humour to loosen things up is nowhere to be found and interesting characters are sparse.
The fascinating story of Mickey Cohen is so much more interestingly covered in other works (just think of James Ellroy's LA crime…
Deep Blue Sea is a mess, but a deeply entertaining one (if you pardon my stupid pun)
Because it's a mess and because I'm lazy and tired, I'll just provide some thoughts and notes, instead of a proper review:
* First of all, Saffron Burrows. She's pretty and all that, but what a black hole of charisma she is in this movie. I don't think she emoted at all, even when she was in danger. I know, that she was…
I was very excited that my first assignment was to be Candyman , a movie that I wanted to see for a long time. I had heard very much about it, but mostly that it was an important horror movie everyone interested in horror should see. So I knew nothing specific about it and just figured it would be an usual horror flick about an…