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Rocketman (2019)
9/10
Here is what many people don't understand
19 May 2019
This is not a movie about a rock star with their music simply part of the facts of the story. It is a musical in the truest sense, that uses his own music to show his tribulations through the eyes of a man during the troubled years of his life. The movie is not always chronological and in some cases is more figurative than historical. In this way it can convey Sir Elton John's life and struggles in a way that the viewer may understand on a more personal level. The acting, writing and singing are superb. The star did not try to truly imitate Elton but instead preforned the pieces in his own style that he molded as closely as possible to the original. It sounds odd, but it works. As always you can never sum up any life, book or story in a 2 or so hour movie, but this comes close. You leave feeling like you really got to know the real, yet flawed, human Elton John. Overall a wonderful movie.
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Sudden Fear (1952)
7/10
Good scenes, and bad scenes.
7 March 2019
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This movie jumps from some scenes being well written, directed, acted and edited. Other scenes come across as trite, corny, predictable and obvious. Much of the acting is stiff and overly dramatic while other scenes were quite believable mostly due to the secondary characters. The literary devices used in the plot where obvious from the moment you see them. Very transparent. The ending was just a little too coincidental as well as neat and tidy.
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4/10
Two dimensional chatachters, thin plot.
6 March 2019
Frankly, I don't understand all of the rave reviews. I found this film to be very slow-moving, filled with shallow characters and an overly simple plot. It could have easily been done in a little more than an hour. No development of character or depth of plot.
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The Divorcee (1930)
5/10
Even for it's time, it falls flat.
10 January 2019
Some movies of this era get somewhat of a pass for cheesy, forced dialogue due to constraints of the day. But this movie, even with blinders on still feels contrived. Thin plot and shallow charachter development adds to it's demise.
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Vice (I) (2018)
1/10
Facts? What facts?
28 December 2018
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At the beginning of the movie, they say they don't know the real facts. So they say (in so many words) that they just made up their own. 95% of the dialogue is invented out of thin air. Why on Earth do you write am movie based on real people and events with so little to work with? Why? Because it is purely a liberal hack job for sheep to gobble up every word.
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Tully (2018)
7/10
Don't watch the trailer
1 August 2018
Many low scores here are based on the movie vs. the trailer. Watch the movie on it's own merits and you will see it for it's full worth.
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