The destruction of the Nice Guy myth was the best part of this film. Robert Pattinson is real good at that type of character.
As someone who generally dislikes musicals...this was great! A very solid film. The back half is a little more of your average melodrama, but the front half has a great freneticism in the directing and acting that I really appreciated. The acting was really good (I was impressed by Lady Gaga, tbh!), and Bradley Cooper's directing had talent.
Yeah, I liked it. Quite a lot.
(P.S.: I appreciated the random Alias cast members showing up in this.)
(P.P.S.: I've never seen any other version of this film.)
What a solid, well-made, non-science fiction action flick. It gets down to the basics: basic plot, solid fight choreography, and--best of all--no sexploitation at any point.
There are two women in this film, and they both remain fully-clothed. One of the ladies is an assassin and seen as an equal to our protagonist (Well, sort of. I mean, is anyone really John Wick's equal?), whose ending really was her own doing. The other is the dead wife, seen only in…
There's a whole time period of sci-fi movies that I haven't seen. This inevitably leads people to stop whatever they're doing and stare at me to exclaim: You haven't seen this movie?!
Yes, alright, I haven't seen this movie until now. I didn't even know what it was about, to be perfectly honest.
This movie is that campy kind of sci-fi that came out of the '80s and early '90s, the kind I haven't really seen yet, and the kind…