Like typical Alexander Payne’s film, The Descendants beautifully captures a specific bittersweet moment of one’s life in a funny/clumsy/touching way. This time, it’s a tale of a father and a husband trying to cope up with his wife’s dying and reconciliate with her daughters in Hawaiian gorgeous landscape.
“My friends on the mainland think just because I live in Hawaii, I live in paradise. Like a permanent vacation.”
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Neighbours surprisingly matches two generations and two poles of ‘type-casts’ actors in a single entertaining R-rated humours, with super naughty jokes and family’s slapstick satire. Some jokes have the sense of over-the-top and not really original, but they’re eventually a great pump to laugh.
“She only sees shapes,” assures Kelly; “Shapes fucking each other!” Mac replies.
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Another impressive hit of a low-budgeted-cult from the production house known as a sequel-of-low-budgeted-hit aficionado.
“The unwritten Purge rule: don’t save lives. Tonight we take lives,” said Big Daddy to Sergeant.
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Sin City: A Dame To Kill For is only half as fun as the predecessor… and so much less brutal than the first. If this is how Rodriguez tries to make another fun of his ‘legendary’ masterpiece, he’s completely fucked up.
With a huge, sterling casts and perfect directors (Rodriguez and Miller) and a special guest director, Quentin Tarantino, Sin City is a single-portion of bento with glorified stylized world and perfect green-screened noir direction that is best served cold
“The truce of Sin City will be shattered. There’ll be arrests, there’ll be deaths. Nothing can stop this,” said Manute in the midst of Old Town of Basin City.
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“I am everywhere,” said Lucy through Pierre Del Rio’s cellphone. “I am Hercules!” cried Hercules.
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