He makes his character Jake someone you really root for because his vulnerabilities are realistic. As I mentioned before the story revolves around a 10 year High School reunion. He surprised audiences with his performances in and. Meanwhile, two best friends, Marty and A. Perhaps, the best line in this bad film is said by the guy who was currently living in Japan. Ultimately, the expectation of another adrenaline pumping action flick led Only God Forgives into widespread critical disappointment, which is too bad, considering it is a beautifully shot, slow-burn, Chinese cinema inspired mood-piece. Image credit: Anchor Bay Films Exploiting nostalgia as its primary sales tool and Channing Tatum as its linchpin casting credit, I watched the progression of some of the characters and their stories indifferently.
I felt like it worked best as a sort of melancholic romantic drama. If not consumed by the masses, Cosmopolis should at least be seen by those who are curious about what else film can do. It's difficult to see what attracted such an ensemble cast to this mediocre, underwhelming school reunion yarn. I figured since it had Channing Tatum in the movie it would be pretty good at the least. Drive was my favorite movie from 2011, and despite the fact that Ryan Gosling carried that movie; I thought Isaac was absolutely perfect in his role as well. The resulting film is certainly authentic, tracking friendships continued and rekindled, as well as awkward encounters and revelations.
I personally think that movie is really underrated by users due to under popularity issues. The story is obvious and blatant, which makes the directing pretty straight forward. And then there's Elise Kate Mara who always played it low in High School, but who Reeves remembers all too well as the girl who got away. They only pair of characters that is remotely interesting is the rock star and the girl in yellow shoes. Tatum has plenty of charisma, but not enough to make this film transcendent. Though this is the case, Mary has already gotten married.
For others, my life would have been improved without them and the film would have benefited by cutting the bloat they added to the project. There is no side story here, all the stories are equally relevant and have sufficient time to find some sort of closure. Only God Forgives is not a generic film, and does not follow the typical conventions found in a narrative-driven movie. This might mean it won't seem too dated eventually, but it also makes it bland. It is one of those few films that can reveal a whole new dimension of possibility within the filmmaking framework. Maybe not A listers but still made a lot of stuff. He knows what he wants his audience to feel and he knows exactly how to make them feel it.
It will remind many viewers of their own high school experience. Linden also managed to round up an attractive, appealing cast and worked with them to develop their roles. Chris Pratt Cully is scripted in as comic relief, but these days, we need more than just getting blasted, stripping down to a wife beater and singing god-awful karaoke. Strong language, alcohol abuse and some drug taking. He decides to bring his girlfriend, Jess.
Yet, they have found a place in the realm of cult cinema all the same. What you can expect from 10 Years is a predictable movie with a solid cast that revolves around the night of a 10 year high school reunion. The plethora of characters, with their plus ones make a huge number of people to follow, which adds to the complexity of the plot. I thought Channing Tatum would be the lead character and that the story would focus around him, but it actually doesn't; everyone gets a decent amount of screen time. They play their respective roles well and believably, which is enough to make for a above average showing. By the way I never leave reviews, but after watching this movie I could not resist! And if there's ever a question of Mara's charisma compared to her sister's typically more acclaimed acting, 10 Years puts that to rest. It may be similar to a real high school reunion, where you occasionally meet people you really like and others you can't tolerate.
I probably would not buy this movie, unless it was on a super sale and would only leave it on t. Well, this movie is about as exciting as actually going to a 10-year reunion. Being in the mood for a comedy, we both sat down ready to be entertained. Headlining the picture here is Channing Tatum, in a relaxed, comfortable role, playing a man who has grown up to be quite successful with a beautiful wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Tatum's real life wife who attends his reunion to meet with her husband's old friends. At first the film shows normally high school reunion should be and seems nothing special from it.
Gabrielle is a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of TheYoungFolks. But Cronenberg directs his actors in Cosmopolis to be cold and precise — to be dislodged from a central humanity to which we are all conditioned to relate. The concept apparently was to demonstrate what happens to high school graduates who return to their past at a 10-year reunion. His recent output has certainly been polarising, and his emotional epic The Tree of Life continues to be as divisive as it was upon initial release in 2011. The cast reminded me of my friends and the plot although a little over the top at some parts was very believable. Tatum, Long, Dawson, and Mackie provide well nuanced performances here that are likely to go under the radar by those who walk into 10 Years hoping for something a little like the ribald and unapologetic American Reunion.
This is a film about a group of classmates going to their ten year high school reunion. Their acclaimed self-titled debut album was released in the summer of 2015, produced by Grammy nominated producer Jay Joyce Cage The Elephant, Sleeper Agent , establishing them as a unique band that was here to stay. Did you go to your 10-Year High School reunion? It's like watching daily people do at their reunion party like telling how have changed they are, what they've earned in life and introducing their husband or wife to old friends. Characters are supposed to have, well, character. There they get drunk, try to right past wrongs, and learn to move on from the past.