1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together ... See full summary »
Nicolas Winding Refn
A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.
The thought map of Harry Caine is inspired by the thought maps that Nicolas Winding Refn puts up on his wall when starting a new film project. See more »
Unit 14 here. I got a white, middle-aged male, he just took a cardigan and slipped it into his bag. Area A-91, over.
Control Room Guard:
Copy. Got the suspect on camera. Over.
Stay on him, here I go...
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The closing credits appear on footage from CCTV security tapes. See more »
Was there an ending? Was there a plot? Pretentious effects makes my wife prefer bed.
Some stylish photo. Some good acting. I'll give it that much. A script not very interested in other parts than the main character and then only to let you know he's obsessed, not to let you know him.
The plot in itself may be clever -- I've read some of the other comments, references to other work seem plentiful -- or maybe it's just not clever at all and not complete. It doesn't say a thing. The pace is slow enough to give you plenty of time to try to figure out what's coming, ie figure out the plot. And if you do some figuring, you want an answer at the end. You don't get one. Lot's of threads left loose at the end. As if someone wrote a 3 hour script, then cut it down to 1,5.
Or rather, to 1 hour. And filled the rest up by repeating some pretentious, simple out of plot thriller effects. They made my wife stop watching and go to bed, with a bored sigh. It could have been an OK low-key movie without this pret stuff and a bit more plot. Makes you think they couldn't come up with an end, "so let's make it incomprehensible instead".
Some other comment says the movie requires you watch it a couple of times. Why should you?
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