This movie was so entertaining! No deep plots but you could see (especially) Kay Francis, George Brent, and Genevieve Tobin have so much fun together. Everyone's pretending to be someone else, scheming, plotting, and of course nothing goes as planned. I wish there were more and bigger movies with Genevieve Tobin. She's always such a delight to watch. 3.5/5
Infuriatingly dumb. The plot was so predictable I could've turned it off after 10 minutes and not have missed a thing. I should have as it would have saved me suffering through the most annoying lead performance since kids in 80 movies. Seeing his face get crushed by a potted plant was quite satisfying.
1/5, .5 of that being for the potted plant and the person who wielded it.
Wow! Ozu films are known for being about next to nothing, but having the quality to suck you in and make you feel like you're part of the story. This one certainly tops the list in terms of the former and does really well in the latter.
I'd give this film 4/5 if it hadn't been for Chishû Ryû, but my goodness was he fantastic! 4.5/5, and one of the best films I have seen so far this year!
A bunch of random scenes and sound/music telling me something exciting is happening, or something sad, or joyful, and I should be feeling the corresponding feels. Yeah, whatever. This movie tells nothing, it's about nobody, and I'm left feeling nothing one way or another. But I guess it looked nice.
I wouldn't call it a colossal cinematic disaster, but it's just not a very good movie. Just 100 minutes of the same thing over and over. Ships exploding, planes shooting…