The Last Request is an emotional vignette and professional-looking. This actor was awesome to watch, very expressive. Yet, as soon as he opened his mouth--forgive me for saying this-his speaking voice sounded like mush and he was somehow made dumber. This may have been intentional or a problem with the sound. I couldn't make out what he was saying while I could hear the interrogator. I understand the producer's desire for low lighting but would have preferred more dramatic effect, more chiaroscuro, or contrast between the light and dark. Whatever. I definitely had to keep watching and loved the intensity. Please give us something with more story, plot!
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A review of We Almost Got Shotby ZeldaMc on 09/25/2003Despite Grandpa being a little long-winded with his tale of WWII, I was amused by this film and the puppetry which I had never seen before. The colors were vivid and the characters interesting and varied. The combination of the two formats is very interesting.
A review of 20 Coatsby ZeldaMc on 09/25/2003I didn't see a "man's struggle to find self-worth." The struggle the filmakers face is to find a plot, a story. The main character played the homeless man realistically. I would have liked to hear more from him rather than the slimy sequined lizard lecturing him on improving his lifestyle. The cinematography started out interesting with use of the color yellow; but turned murky... read
A review of Synapseby ZeldaMc on 03/12/2003The first part of the film lead me to believe the man was failing to own up to his own addiction, one fueled by having a skanky girlfriend. Flashbacks showing lines of coke, a drug pusher, and his girlfriend freaking out are interspersed with his morning routine: Got up, took a shower, shaved, brushed my teeth, etc. In the end he shoots the pusher and somehow lives happily... read