Watching films semi-regularly as I fumble my way through university.
I love this film almost as much as I love Chungking Express, but I've been hesitant to rewatch it because there's a certain scene in the Takeshi Kaneshiro storyline which I find extremely devastating. I think the best way to describe Fallen Angels is as CE's naughty brother: it's about criminals rather than cops, it's set almost entirely during the night, and although the theme of loneliness and isolation in a frenetic city is continued, the interwoven stories are a…
I actually saw one of the warm up sets for this special back in 2019. The experience is completely different in person, I laughed much more than I’ve ever laughed when watching stand up on TV.
Having said that, I think he changed the first ten minutes because I don’t remember hearing those trans jokes… they weren’t great. The ones later on in the set were a little better at least (for some reason there are two sections about trans…
I had heard it was ‘surprisingly good’ but to be honest it would’ve been hard to mess up. The Uncharted games are essentially just the game-version of Hollywood action-adventure comedies, so as long as you have the budget it seems simple to recreate. It’s not as if the games are masterpieces of storytelling either.
Casting Marky Mark was certainly one of the decisions of all time, though.
Lmao Andie MacDowell could’ve put a little more effort into the role.
‘Is it still raining? I hadn’t noticed.’
I mean, it’s a bad line in the first place but it’s the delivery that really kills it, and it’s in THE MOST IMPORTANT SCENE IN THE MOVIE...
The film is fun though!