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Star (2001)

Not Rated | | Action, Short, Comedy | June 2001 (USA)
The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards... See full summary »

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The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards in the Driver's BMW. He soon gets tired of her and decides to have a bit of fun. Written by A Pittsburgher

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The first in a series of 10-minute mini movies to be broadcast on the Internet for BMW. See more »

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When the BMW M5 makes the final handbrake turn it has four tailpipes in the beginning of the turn, but clearly only two right before it stops. See more »

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Star: Take me wherever!
The Driver: Madam, I'm going to give you the ride of your life.
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Follows Ambush (2001) See more »

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The Ride of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
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The car's not the only star
9 September 2001 | by (Ex-Pat, living in Calfornia) – See all my reviews

Guy Ritchie yet again demonstrates his ability to tell the whole story in the minimum number of frames. All the BMW films are worth the download time, but STAR is definitely the pick of the crop. Clive Owen is a fine dramatic actor (I really enjoyed his performance in Croupier); now he gets the chance to do comedy - and he does it very well. Considering that he spends the entire film sat in a car he does a great performance with his eyes alone. The script is very funny, the editing sharp to a frame, and Madonna demonstrates that being a pop diva doesn't mean that you can't laugh at yourself.

Why are you reading this when you could be downloading it?


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