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The Pianist [DVD] [2003]
The Pianist [DVD] [2003]
Dvd ~ Adrien Brody
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: 6.84

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars MASTERPIECE!, 4 Sep 2014
This review is from: The Pianist [DVD] [2003] (DVD)
One of the great masterpieces of cinema history and a history lesson.
The horror, death, the darkest time of mankind is captured here but also hope, humanity and compassion.
It's hard but also beautiful.
I felt sorry by the German captain, I've read about him and he was a good Catholic, he had Jewish friends and help to many, not just Szpilman.
His love for music,his hope, kept him alive.
Adrien Brody deservedly won the Oscar.
This film should be required viewing at the University.
In my opinion, is the best movie about the Holocaust
If you haven't seen it yet, I encourage you to see it. You will not regret it.

The Cell [DVD] [2000]
The Cell [DVD] [2000]
Dvd ~ Jennifer Lopez
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: 8.24

3.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and grotesque, 28 Aug 2014
This review is from: The Cell [DVD] [2000] (DVD)
This opera prima of Tarsem is one real crazy (in a good way and bad word)
Introduce someone in another mind during sleep, ring a bell?
Personally, I think that the premise is great and the way in which also begins the film.
Visually it is a delicacy in the beautiful scenes and the more gore, the costumes and makeup are spectacular and the soundtrack also.
Reminded me (aesthetically) to the work of Salvador Dalí, the horse scene seems taken from the famous and controversial exhibition of corpses "Body Worlds" and also looks like a music video.
That's when they start problems when you let yourself carried away by the visual sense and you forget to take care of the story, the script and the characters, because you believe that the visual will be enough to dazzle the Viewer.
Not Mr Tarsem, it is not.
A good movie, it is in every way.
Fortunately Tarsem, learned from his mistakes and on his 2nd film gift us a masterpiece.
In summary: Visually this cell is a work of art, but as a film it's not a great movie.
Recommended for those who are fans of Tarsem.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [DVD]
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [DVD]
Dvd ~ Gary Oldman
Price: 10.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars APES DO NOT KILL APES, 24 July 2014
The movie of the summer, no doubt.
This 2nd part is really good, combines spectacular and message, something difficult to see in a summer blockbuster.
Here the true protagonists are apes, not humans (as it was the case in the previous movie).
Cesar "leader'', is more charismatic than all the human characters who appear in the movie.
Oscar for Andy Serkins right now!
And that is a weak point, the characters "humans'' are completely simple (guilty script) something that was not the case in" the rise'', the characters were very well defined, the script was higher than it is.
This movie remains a step below the previous film, but still it's a very good movie.
It's not only the conflict between humans and apes, apes against apes, and humans against humans.
And the end leaves the door open, very open to an upcoming sequel.
I highly recommend it.
Enjoy this movie in 3D, it's amazing!

Inception [DVD] [2010]
Inception [DVD] [2010]
Dvd ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
Price: 5.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I DON'T WANT TO WAKE UP FROM THIS DREAM, 11 July 2014
This review is from: Inception [DVD] [2010] (DVD)
This is (probably) the best movie of the Mr.Nolan.
He already touched the master with the second film of batman (the Dark Knight), but here it has achieved a real contemporary cult work.
A smart and entertaining film that requires concentration total Viewer, if you do not want to miss in this complicated plot.
The different layers of sleep, is reflected in the film with stunning scenes, which we will not forget.
Actors of first level (of special note, the wonderful Cillian Murphy), spectacular sequences of action, a wonderful soundtrack, art direction, photography...
If you're looking for a very good film, this is one of them.

The Truman Show [DVD] [1998]
The Truman Show [DVD] [1998]
Dvd ~ Jim Carrey
Offered by WorldCinema
Price: 5.27

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I LOVE JIM CARREY IN THIS MOVIE!, 11 July 2014
This review is from: The Truman Show [DVD] [1998] (DVD)
It's this one of those movies that you can see over and over again without losing not a shred of it's charm.
Fortunately or unfortunately was is the film the precursor of reality shows like "big brother" and other realitys that we have had to suffer later.
Probably also is inspired in it Suzanne Collins for the hunger games.
Either way is a film also critical with this type of shows offering "live lives" and hilarious.
Jim Carrey is great, just like the Super secondary actors.
Highly recommended.

The Immigrant
The Immigrant
Dvd ~ Marion Cotillard
Price: 16.71

4.0 out of 5 stars THE AMERICAN DREAM IS WAITING FOR YOU, 3 July 2014
This review is from: The Immigrant (DVD)
I'm not a fan of James Gray movies, but I have to admit that this, his fifth film, is the best of his career.
A film about hope and hopelessness.
As many European compatriots had to leave his native country to a future in the so-called "new world'' America.
While not perfect, the immigrant is a good film, further enhanced by the excellent performances of it's protagonists.
Especially Marion Cotillard, she is brilliant.
A deep film, contained excitement. That's the word that best defines the immigrant "the contencion''.
They have much more important what silent that they say it, looks, gestures.
This is not a movie for a mass audience, it's a film of pace slow, quiet and intimate. Some consider it boring.
The only failure I see, is the scene where Orlando goes up on stage to Ewa and she is insulted by the public.
A terribly rude scene that adds nothing to the plot.
Totally dispensable.
Give you an opportunity this good film.
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The Two Faces Of January [DVD]
The Two Faces Of January [DVD]
Dvd ~ Viggo Mortensen
Price: 10.00

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars CLASSIC STYLE, 17 Jun 2014
Very good movie, classic and elegant in the purest style Hitchcock.
Keeps you live all the footage, you do not know what will be in them (unless you've read the book on which it is based)
It has elements of the talent of Mr.Ripley and of the great work that is strangers on a train.
All the cast is fine, but who is great no doubt is Viggo Mortensen, he's who has almost the entire weight of the film.
The costumes and the soundtrack of Alberto iglesias are also great.
And also brings us traveling in Greece, Crete and Turkey.
Highly recommended!

Godzilla [DVD] [2014]
Godzilla [DVD] [2014]
Dvd ~ Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Price: 10.00

1 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars GODZILLA (GORIJA) IS BACK!, 21 May 2014
This review is from: Godzilla [DVD] [2014] (DVD)
And it has not only, that is precisely what has annoyed a lot of people.
Godzilla takes a long time to appear, and when it does it is spectacular, this is true!
The mutos steal much prominence to our beloved monster, we have paid a ticket to see him.
The movie is a bit boring and confusing at first, but once the action begins and the special effects is very enjoyable.
A popcorn movie.
The cast is quite good except for Aaron-Taylor Johnson, so inexpressive actor.
Anyone prevents him to continue in the future, please!!!!!!!
It is advisable to have a fun time.

Theme from Desolation of Smaug
Theme from Desolation of Smaug
Price: 0.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good music., 5 May 2014
Excellent theme song of the first of the trailers for the desolation of Smaug.
It's curious the of is film in terms of the musical theme is concerned, has better songs for their different trailers for the movie itself same.

The Fall (The Princess)
The Fall (The Princess)
Price: 0.89

5.0 out of 5 stars JUST LIKE A BUTTERFLY, 5 May 2014
Krishna Levy beautiful theme for this cult movie which is The Fall.
Wonderful, magic, a dream!
It's a pity that they will not release the full soundtrack.

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