Matt 85

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (33 of 35)
Location: London, UK
Birthday: 25 July


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,869,265 - Total Helpful Votes: 33 of 35
Naked [DVD] [1993] <b>DVD</b> ~ David Thewlis
Naked [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ David Thewlis
33 of 35 people found the following review helpful
Naked hit me like a sledgehammer when I first saw it. Unmatched in intensity, it examines several lives in different degrees of detail with one thing in common. They are all alone - even the girls who share the flat and the rich City boy with his girlfriends and conquests. Johnny links them together - his interactions with them, at times gentle, at times vicious and vile. We see, through excellence of acting and writing which is taut but often exuberant, how the morass of London isolates as often as it brings together.

This is a true London film, made up mostly of non-Londonders. It shines a light onto people living in the early 90s, recession-hit, post-Thatcher period. It… Read more

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