Posts Tagged dark

The Guard

The Guard

Monday, March 5, 2012 No Comments

It’s hard to get an audience to love a protagonist who is callous, stubborn, and rude. So when a film comes along where you can not only like, but in some ways, even connect with them, you know that not only was the character well written and well acted, but so was the story built […]

In Bruges

In Bruges

Thursday, February 23, 2012 1 Comment

In Bruges is not an action movie in the American sense (highflying explosions, shallow characters, more explosions, cliché storylines, and more explosions, (oh, and let’s not forget explosions)). But I would also go as far to say that it’s not an action movie by any standard. It was more of a dark comedy/drama with a […]

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You will meet a tall dark stranger

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Friday, March 25, 2011 1 Comment

You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger is a film about various people and their encounters in falling in and out of love, that wasn’t extremely terrible, but was oh so very underwhelming. You see, the problem is that it dabbled in themes that are quite intriguing, but thanks to how much was going on, […]

World's greatest dad

World’s Greatest Dad

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 No Comments

I thought World’s Greatest Dad was going to be some silly comedy brimming with dumb slapstick humor and awfully cliché dialogue, but I was way off. The story is about a father who uses his son’s death by autoerotic asphyxiation to jump-start his writing career. It’s dark, twisted, and oddly enjoyable. It wasn’t exceedingly hilarious […]