Officer Downe is totally ridiculous in the best kind of way.
Robocop + Hobo With A Shotgun with a dash of Scott Pilgrim minus most of the heart. (Hobo doesn't have much heart either, but the others do).
Offericer Terrence Downe is a cop. He's been a cop for a long time. He's also a motherfucking beast. He takes bullets like a tank and takes punches like Balboa. He's all about Justice, served in whatever capacity that might be. Generally…
You know how a great film keeps you guessing? The Handmaiden is a great film. I'd go as far as to say that it's fucking fantastic. Coming from Chan-wook Park, who is a goddamn amazing director, this shouldn't be much of a surprise.
It's something that needs to be watched, and it's something that needs to be enjoyed.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I took a day to ruminate on this film.
That was a good idea.
Scarlett Johansson has slowly, but surely proven herself to be a very capable actress. Her sexiness in this film is not heavy handed in the least, which I half expected. However, her performance is chillingly real and seductive. The use of real people and hidden cameras brings this story much closer to reality.
Long shots, extremely wide shots, and the grey Scotland countryside give a subtle…
I won't say that it was good, or even that entertaining. It's a total turd. But, it's the Bayiest Micheal Bay movie ever Bayed. Which means it's nothing but one-liners and explosions. It's a good turn your brain off film. Nothing more. No real cinematic story. Just lots of splosions.