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Yiannos

Celluloid Junkie - 2664 Film Ratings

Member Since: Jul 7, 2014

Bio: I love film and rate according to genre and/or a director's body of work.
more Recent Ratings
53 31% Killer Party (1986) - Jan 24, 2022
63 53% Wie will ich lustig lachen (1984) - Jan 23, 2022
70 70% Bone (1972) - Jan 23, 2022
58 40% Hell Up in Harlem (1973) - Jan 22, 2022
"The consensus is that it is vastly inferior to Black Caesar, but to this viewer the difference is minor. Cohen clearly understood that BC needed more style, energy and violence, and on that level the sequel really delivers, despite the problems with the script that he admits was written on the fly. With a tighter plot, this could have been an exploitation gem. As it stands, it is an entertaining, above average 'blaxploitation' that's another showcase for Williamson's eternal cool."
30 2% The Guardian (1990) - Jan 21, 2022
"Laughable trash."
65 58% Il dono (2003) - Jan 17, 2022
60 46% Black Caesar (1973) - Jan 16, 2022
"Caesar Williamson. Swagger! Presence! Cool!"
68 64% The Bank Dick (1940) - Jan 15, 2022
65 58% The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021) - Jan 14, 2022
"Coen has certainly borrowed ideas from the silent era, and probably from Welles too, but his use of light and shadow is purely decorative: it does not suggest deeper psychological states or create a heightened atmosphere. The performances are decent, but they lack insight, intensity and even chemistry (e.g.Washington and McDormand); and the absence of depth or nuance to the line readings is only magnified by the minimalist style. Coen is to blame: his understanding is superficial. Disappointing."