Tony (I) (2009)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  January 2010 (USA)
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A thriller centered on a serial killer in a rundown London suburb.



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Complete credited cast:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lorenzo Camporese ...
Cyrus Desir ...
Lucy Flack ...
Ian Groombridge ...
Police Inspector
Davey's Dad Paul
Ish ...
Man in Porno Shop
Eddie Johnson ...
Pub Regular
Mike Johnson ...
Pub Regular
Darren Jones ...
Greg Kam ...
DVD Seller
Jill Keen ...
Sam Kempster ...
Ian Kilgannon ...
TV Licence Inspector


A thriller centered on a serial killer in a rundown London suburb.

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[first lines]
Tony: [Tony walks up to a DVD seller on the street] Hello, how are you? All right.
Tony: [Tony doesn't get a response] I haven't got a DVD player, I've only got a video recorder, I'm afraid. You should sell videos. If you had any action films on video, I'd buy them from you.
Tony: [Tony still doesn't get a response] What do you think... What do you think is better, um, karate or kung fu? I'll see you, then. Might see you tomorrow.
[Tony walks off]
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I know a Tony. You know a Tony.
12 June 2010 | by (Happy Land, who lives in a Gumdrop House on Lolly Pop Lane) – See all my reviews

This movie takes a small peek into the life of a middle-aged, lonely, action-movie obsessed serial killer named Tony.

Tony's life is dull. No job, no love-life, no real anything. He's just a human being that is going through the motions. Or so it would seem from the outside looking in. The movie Tony focuses on a killer that gets away with killing because that person, the type of person that Tony exemplifies, is never focused on.

One of the posters for this movie has a tag-line that hangs under the seemingly unaware and blood-smattered Tony, and says: It's Always the Quiet Ones. I can't say for sure if that's always the case or not, but it's something that we all think. That man looming alone under that tree. That guy with the blank stare who came out of nowhere to tell you what he thought of the store across the street. The ones that have their own agendas, but are never noticed…that is, until it's too late.

Tony is a well-thought out serial killer film that focuses on the character, the killer. And for it to work, the acting and writing not only have to be good, they should be realistic; and they were. Not only was our Tony played with style and intelligence, but every secondary character in the movie was also played well. The vibe of the movie and overall idea being displayed never faltered, and we were left with a study of a serial killer, that at one point, I began to feel pity for. Gerard Johnson, the director, needs to be applauded for the movies' fruition.

A rather short feature film that was chock full of fine performances and ideas. If you're in the mood for a different approach to the sub-genre of serial killers, I would definitely recommend you give this a shot. This film and the amazing, Angst, would make for a great serial-killer double feature.

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