Sunday, 24 November 2013

this week on 100 Films

Two new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

Armored Car Robbery (1950)
A solid rather than exceptional film noir, Armoured Car Robbery is worth a look for fans of the genre if they get a chance.
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Immortals (2011)
Trailers reminiscent of 300 belie a (slightly) higher degree of artiness: in the making-of, Tarsem espouses that there are many “comic strip” movies, but he wanted to make a “painted strip” movie; Henry Cavill calls it “Fight Club meets Caravaggio”.
Read more here.

And new to the new blog...

American Dreamz (2006)
This loosely satirical comedy sees Dennis Quaid’s Bush-growing-a-brain President agree to be a guest judge on Hugh Grant’s Simon-Cowell-with-looks TV talent show. It’s pretty much as loopy as that sounds, though not as clever as it thinks it is.
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Point Break (1991)
Jock-tastic ’80s-style surfing-based crime thriller. If you’ve seen Hot Fuzz you’ll know of this — it’s the one where Keanu Reeves lies on his back and empties his gun into the air while screaming “nooo!”
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Sabrina (1954)
My top note for Sabrina is “morally suspect”... a variety of character traits and actions that left me supporting no character and disliking what a number of them got up to.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.

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