Sunday, 29 June 2014

this week on 100 Films

No brand-new reviews on 100 Films in a Year this week, but there were two new to the new blog...

Hard Candy (2005)
The viewer’s never quite sure of any fact about either of the two characters; never quite sure if they’re being genuine or at any moment will undermine their present emotion with the revelation it’s just an act, an attempt to fool the other.
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The Invasion (2007)
Much of the dialogue is on the level of bad exposition, but, to rub salt in the wound, it explains things we’ve already been shown. Normally reliable actors turn in flat performances with such an awkward script, which ponderously works its way through a plot that’s far too slow-moving considering how obvious it is.
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More next Sunday.

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