It may be a bit amusing sometimes but there is not much more into it,… MoreIt may be a bit amusing sometimes but there is not much more into it, and an hour of this seems almost like an eternity. Nice to see it though remastered after rediscovered in a very bad condition, even if some damage in the image quality is still quite visible.
This is in fact more a drama about self-acceptance than the comedy it… MoreThis is in fact more a drama about self-acceptance than the comedy it is being labeled as, and it is much more efficient in its decent first half than after, when we are left with a pile of clichťs and artificial conflicts that really make this a pretty forgettable movie.
It is easy to just enjoy the gorgeous sight of Rita Hayworth exhaling… MoreIt is easy to just enjoy the gorgeous sight of Rita Hayworth exhaling beauty and sensuality, but let's not overlook how stupid, implausible and misogynist this film really is, painting Gilda as a mischievous femme fatale when in fact she is a victim in the hands of two hideous men.
A strong character study with a fantastic performance by Tom Hardy,… MoreA strong character study with a fantastic performance by Tom Hardy, despite the excess of exposition and a director who doesn't seem to trust his own capacity to keep us involved in such minimalist story and tries everything to create a sense of movement with his restless camera.
While the gripping original movie invested in its characters at first… MoreWhile the gripping original movie invested in its characters at first to make us feel later for their fate, this efficient sequel takes the risk of focusing on people that it tells almost nothing about, but is able to create an incessant tension in an extremely nerve-wrecking second half.
A mediocre, run-of-the-mill animation destined to be rapidly forgotten… MoreA mediocre, run-of-the-mill animation destined to be rapidly forgotten by everyone, not only for being mostly unfunny and full of clichťs but also because it holds few to no surprises, making sure that every joke is explained and leaving almost nothing to our imagination.
Although technically competent and with wonderful performances by… MoreAlthough technically competent and with wonderful performances by Hopkins and Hounsou (who should have been nominated for an Oscar too), this is a bloated and misstructured film that has an alarming tendency to give in to melodrama and is not as strong as it could be.
The kind of overlong and self-important epic-scale drama that seems… MoreThe kind of overlong and self-important epic-scale drama that seems tailor-made to win every award for its outstanding visuals, performances, make-up and editing, but which suffers though from an excess of characters and subplots while lacking in focus and meaning.
A rather silly yet mildly enjoyable comedy that belongs in the '80s… MoreA rather silly yet mildly enjoyable comedy that belongs in the '80s with its cheesy, dated jokes and inane sense of humor (as when someone calls another a homo as a slur), and today it won't be seen as more than an ordinary pastime that can still offer a few laughs.
An unfocused drama that, despite a promising premise, never delves… MoreAn unfocused drama that, despite a promising premise, never delves into the themes that it only touches upon, ending on a pretty vague note - and it doesn't help at all that the protagonist is such an unlikable teenager that makes it not very easy for us to sympathize with.