Firstly, please do not let the title of the review fool you – Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” is not just a visually stunning production, it is a great piece of cinematography, wonderfully adapted script and first class acting by the leading cast as well as all the extras. Mr Luhrmann’s is one maverick of director, who never shied from over the top productions, and together with great (truly fatastic!) acting by Leonardo DiCaprio and the amazing soundtrack recorded by the most famous names in the contemporary pop – this is a miracle recipe for the greatest Gatsby!
Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, Romeo + Juliet) is a filmmaker unlike any other, and he once again transforms a classic work into a living, pulsating, cinematic experience that borders on surrealist art (for better or worse). With a cast of actors who each deliver impeccable performances and some clever (but sure to be divisive) ties between the bygone era of the Roaring Twenties” and the modern age, Luhrmann actually manages to expand upon the themes of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal novel, while simultaneously struggling to endow the hollow story with heart and emotion.
The next morning, Gatsby decides to go for a swim before the pool is drained for the season. He hears the phone ringing, and, believing it is Daisy, climbs out of the pool as the butler answers the phone. Gatsby is abruptly shot and killed by George, who then turns the gun on himself. Nick had been the one who called and heard two gunshots. The opening scene was filmed from Rivendell Child, Adolescent and Family Unit in Concord, Sydney, only a few kilometres from Sydney 2000 Olympic Stadium.
It successfully displayed a vast amount of symbolic imagery that was in the novel while telling the story that Fitzgerald did but in a more glorified and dramatic sense. Overall I’d give this movie an 8/10. This is the WORST movie version of the F.Scott Fitzgerald novel ever made into a move, really was horrendous. the critics are getting paid off for sure on this one. don’t waste your money or time!!
Plot Summary: Based on The New York Times bestselling true story of heroism, courage and survival, “Lone Survivor” tells the incredible tale of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative who are ambushed by the enemy in the mountains of Afghanistan.
Which leads me on to the ending of the film. I’m not going to spoil anything specifically, but the film seemed to veer from authentic military movie to a typical action movie at the end. By that I mean, the bad guys come in and, instead of killing our hero with a shot to the head, they have to have a fist fight first. I thought that was a bit of a cop out ending.
Lone Survivor is in limited release today, opening wide next month. I’ve also been told Eskimo pussy is mighty cold. I was about to comment on the unnecessary last line and then I spy the Glock ad. Now can’t lone survivor synopsis decide which is more disingenuous/off-putting. This is exactly why I come here: To be informed about games I would likely miss otherwise. Thanks for the review, I’ll probably get the get for my notebook.
How to explain it without spoiling it? The music is the way. Melancholy and insistent piano have been the nameless survivor’s only companions for the game’s first act, as he searches for food and finds cryptic messages warning him that he’ll have to kill to live, and that the physical world has become more malleable than he perhaps might remember. Yeah. I refuse to believe anyone exists who’d seriously write a sentence like ‘I was burned by that Cthulhu saves the world” atrocity’.
Keith Uhlich is small time, small man, and small brain. Doesn’t have a following and is probably trying to stir up controversy to get more hits/views on his ridiculous “expert” reviews. His writing gives him away, calling Navy SEALs mercenaries, really?!? I actually laughed when I read that and knew that Mr. Uhlich would not be a legitimate critic. (Is that an oxymoron?) Anyways, enjoy the 17 comments, and what, 30-50 views you stirred up. Great work. Lol.
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A slightly different twist on “a veteran agent goes on a killing spree in Europe” plot, 3 Days to Kill is incredibly predictable and not without cheesy plot in every turn. Kevin Costner is a retired terminally-ill agent recruited back as a black ops assassin, by a seductive spy lady no less, to kill elusive marks in exchange for a magical drug that might or might not save his life. Here lies the biggest problem, while it may be true he’s desperate enough to resort to the extremes, note that a dying man is no way in shape or form qualified to hunt down an international fugitive, because he’s dying.
At times, the movie is supposed to be a taught thriller with lots of action. Stuff is blowing up. Ethan is chasing bad guys on foot and shooting at them. Oh, and we can’t forget the hand-to-hand combat! If McG stuck to that movie, it might have been passable, but he and everyone involved in the creative process wants to make 3 Days To Kill so much more, which makes it less. It only comes alive when the star briefly shows the casual looseness that once was his calling card.
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The pace of the film—I considered it inconsistent from time to time. In the beginning, some of the scenes literally race across the screen so quickly (e.g. characters talking quickly, flashbacks not being given enough time, etc.) that by the time I looked up from note taking, I was afraid I had missed something. Later, however, to my relief, the story slowed itself down to a gradual pace, so that I could stay interested.
This is a film written by people filming a story from the time of their grandparents, and it shows. On the pro side, Coppola’s got a terrific pace for catching the background conversation. On the other hand, this telling really plays up one of the favorite themes of 70s Baby Boomers, which is the theme of Nothing is Right and Everybody’s in Denial. It’s less a film about decadence and the consequence, and more a film about the facades of the elite.
Luhrmann stated that he planned it to be more timely due to its theme of criticizing the often irresponsible lifestyles of wealthy people. 9 In order to commit to the project, in September 2010 Luhrmann moved with his family from Australia to Chelsea in Lower Manhattan , where he had intended to film The Great Gatsby. 10 While Luhrmann was at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2011, he told The Hollywood Reporter that he had been workshopping The Great Gatsby in 3D, though he had not yet decided whether to shoot in the format.
The whole experience drives the audience into tasting the lavish lifestyle of the rich, but when the movie/book ends, they realize that there wasn’t much there to begin with, no substance to these peoples lives. And much like Gatsby, the audience are left with nothing, but the picking up of the pieces. Myrtle Wilson getting a dog for her apartment away from her husband is also directly from the book.
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Tsunderin: In regards to the background music, that’s not completely correct, as there is one song and one song only that has lyrics. As such, there’s a certain importance placed on the scene and the song itself, and though this scene is the very last one, it lays out the true message of the film. Charlie gets arrested for “stealing” a pair of sunglasses, so Teddy and Gabe try to break her out.
Review: The movie is all about the unbridled energy that radiates from teens and which manifests itself in wild partying, outrageous noises and novel eccentricities. Mac and Kelly have gone through this phase of life where wild parties are a norm but now they are trying to adjust to their new life as parents. But still they secretly miss those charming days of teenage carefree activities. A kind of jealousy arrests their souls that is justified by their right not to be disturbed at nights. There are many funny and original plot beats that are quite entertaining.
I guess the whole thing just feels completely predictable and like something we’ve seen before many times over the decades, oh wait we have. All the usual drinking pot smoking visual gags, the nerdy older couple trying to be cool and mix in with the younger kids by dressing idiotically and talking like neighbors movie some street wise surfer rap hoodies (am I showing myself up to be out of touch with that comment?). The party montages are the usual epileptic fit inducing variety with hot scantily cad chicks, neon lights, dance floor grinding, insane activities and close ups of Rogen’s bare disgusting hairy gut.