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Message #5 of 8

Message Date Posted: 8/4/2017 8:49 AM

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My review of the new movie ' THE DARK TOWER"

- great performance by Idris Elba

-not adventurous
-feels like reading a boring synopsis / treatment

Watch TLOTR and learn how to make movies . And write them.

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Message #6 of 8

Message Date Posted: 9/16/2017 3:13 PM

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Review of MOTHER -
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Writer: Darren Aronofsky
Staring: Jennifer Lawrence

-good cast
-dedicated performances
-Lawrence's Oscar worthy moving/passionate performance

-so uncool to make a film this dark about parenthood, pregnancy and biblical subliminal messages
-puts too much into the kitchen sink
-too experimental
-too sado-masochistic and misogynist
-can't take it seriously, cartoonish at times

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Message #7 of 8

Message Date Posted: 9/30/2017 9:22 AM

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Review of "Wind River

Rating: R (strong violence, a rape, disturbing images, and language)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Taylor Sheridan
Written By: Taylor Sheridan
In Theaters: Aug 4, 2017 Limited
Box Office: $31,645,630
Runtime: 111 minutes
Studio: The Weinstein Company

PROS:-good acting
-good cinematography
-good cast

-nothing new , with these landscape mystery thriller films
-implausible FBI cinematic approach
-action, staged with zero surprises
-director's style of ending his film -- too boring
-uncool all over
-who is the audience?
-nothing is cool in this movie
-takes itself too seriously, ZERO FUN
-need to inject it with some noir pulp sexiness
-NEED MORE CINEMATIC FUN AND CINEMATIC SMARTS, not novel/painting smarts or yaaa, this would make a great painting

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Message Date Posted: 10/8/2017 6:50 PM

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Review of Blade Runner 2049

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Film series: Blade Runner Film Series
Cinematography: Roger Deakins
Music composed by: Jóhann Jóhannsson, Hans Zimmer, Benjamin Wallfisch

-romantic subplot, the future of sexy
-soulful screenplay - yup a gritty dark brooding SCI-FI about family. sons and daughters , awesome , LOVED THE STORY
-sci-fi masterpiece cinematography... OSCAR bound for sure
-loved the cinematic existential approach
-great soundtrack, loud and effective
-great sound effects... CRISP AND PERFECT AND HAUNTING
-epic, poetic, violent fight at the end
-loved how they incorporated rain, snow, fog, smog, sand AND THE OCEAN AND WAVES in THIS apocalypse setting OF fights and chases
-FINALLY- this movie is broodingly sumptuous saga-ish exploring the essence of being human on a dazzling drizzily neon and noir way - SCI FI FAST MEDIATION WITH CONTROLLED ACTION BY MASTERS OF THEIR TRADE

-the Elvis Presley songs and scenes was a bit too odd
-Harrison Ford performance - decent/AND applause worthy but a bit too long

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