You jest, right? NO COMPARISON...ACTING OR LOOKS!
Mira Jovovichi is now in the second phase. In the first, she plays the feeble exemplary as in the Million dollar hotel, then the phase shifts to the "kicking ass" movie. She can be full-blown after her youth wears out if there is her subsequent phase.
I don't know. I could ask him, if you want. But I don't really know him that well. Or at all, really. But I suppose I could ask him out for a cup of coffee, watch sunsets with him, maybe even be his partner in a ballroom dancing class (Intermediate level, I'll have you know). Then, after all that, I shall ask him if he indeed still expects to be taken seriously as a film reviewer. Although actually, that almost sounds like more work than it's worth. Nah, I'm not doing it. I guess we'll just never know if he still expects to be taken seriously as a film reviewer (unless he, like, I don't know, continues to regularly write serious film reviews for the Tucson Weekly).
Oh, sorry, did you expect to be taken seriously as a commenter?
Really? And Grimm still expects to be taken seriously as a "film reviewer"?
It's pretty chic for the elite left to trash talk the country, the freedom and the policies that let them gain their fortunes. Oliver Stone would've never had the opportunity in Venezuela.
Oh. I guess I wouldn't mind if DiGiovanna moved to France, as long as France then moved to here. But I hear that continental drift takes a long time, and I'm not sure I'd be willing to wait that long. Oh well. Come hither, France. Come hither.
I mean't, we would all be happier if DiGiovanna moved to France. Well, maybe not you.
Corman may have been a tad crass, but the people who made this trash are soulless Hollywood scum. Scoring Dreyfuss is a big deal? He's begging for work. The only roles he can get are in Lifetime TV movies. Quick, name me the last A movie was in?
Love story is better off boring. But more than brushing can be nice.
I don't know if we would all be happier living in France. I guess it depends on who exactly you mean by "we". If "we" means all US citizens, then things could get a bit crowded over there. Plus, by deserting our current territory, we would basically be leaving this land up for grabs between Canada and Mexico. That could result in some sort of conflict, perhaps of the war variety. I don't currently have the sources necessary to properly speculate as to who would win that war, but let's just say it would be Canada.
If, on the other paw, "we" means a certain group of Tucsonans (specifically those who regularly or semi-regularly use their sight-organs to read the film review section of this here periodical known colloquially as "The Tucson Weekly"), then I am still not sure whether or not it is a good idea for "us" (me) to move to France. I admit that I am prone to pine for a piece or a parcel of Camembert from time to time. But I am troubled by the possibility that the French countryside might wax a wee bit frigid during the months which, if viewed as part of a seasonal cycle (or circle), would be positioned opposite from those of the summer season. And I don't speak any French (though I occasionally hear some). So I don't know. Quit bothering me.
p.s. I think you would be happier living in France. Come to think of it, we all would be.
Frankly DiGiovanna, your frequent and arrogant remarks about Americans being such an unenlightened bunch of people have worn very thin. Perhaps it allows you to feel superior, but its boring me to death.
James Cameron took us into the future and to stars for a breathtaking look at a world through the eyes of virtual reality, while director Christopher Nolan takes us into the human mind and a view of reality through our dreams. Philosophers from Plato to Descartes have tackled the question of reality and the dream world for a couple of thousand years. Christopher Nolan brings these questions and concepts of dreams and reality and drops it on our doorstep and then steps back and laughs. Like the Greek Myth of Theseus and Ariadne, sometimes the myths just don't make any sense, oh well. What Christopher Nolan does in Inception, is walk the fine line between madness and sanity, between greatness and confusion. The ultimate concept that permeates Inception is that one must trust. As the characters must trust each other when entering the dream world, the audience must trust that the world that Nolan creates on screen will not crumble before our eyes leaving us in limbo. Nolan is not above a prank or two. Read more: http://dld.bz/ndsn
Rose la vie, if men acknowledge that it is always others that die, then it is time that the politics came to the front. The message post men could send different postals.
Seriously? A perfectionist? That is why the people were sprayed with bullets in the face and the "good guys" never got so much as a scratch while the bad guys were dead in one hit? There was no explanation of this. Even as a dream it made no sense from the explantion of people feeling it, thinking it, experiencing it as real...especially the ones who didn't yet know they were in a dream, yet if they would experience it as "real", certainly being sprayed with gunfire would have caused flesh penetration, death, etc.
There we so many logic flaws in it. For a guy who did the brilliant Memento, I was disappointed in Inception. Granted, it was better than many movies over the past few months, but a disappointment from what I expected. It copied a lot from Total Recall and The Matrix, wasted a lot of time on repeated scenes of the dead wife (we already got the message).
They did spend a lot of time explaining, which they really didn't need to. It was pretty easy to follow...unlike Memento which really made you think, was confusing, etc.
I did like the ending, mainly because people were debating did it mean he chose her reality or the real reality...it left questions there which is always fun, and I left with a totally different impression of the ending than the rest of my party.
Overall, it was a fairly good movie, but far from Nolan's best work and tons of flaws in it.
I love this review! Very accurate, said what all REAL critics think about this AWFUL movie in a comical way. I had to pause a few times cause I was laughing too much! :)
It was great!
The best spent ticket i have paid for in a long time!
Maybe it is a costal thing, but I just saw this film in San Francisco and was totally mesmerized. Tilda Swinton is able to convey ideas and emotion with less effort than any other actor around. You never see her "acting." The director has a mastery of pacing that kept me hanging on every moment. Her supporting cast was phenomenal. That the settings, music and yes, the food seemed to exist in a hightened reality did not seem to me to be pretentious, but more a stylistic choice to create a canvas upon which the action and human conflict had greater impact. Needless to say, I would recommend it.
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