Alain Delon mastered the art of subtle coolness on screen with Le Samouraï. There is a certain stillness and control he brings to this which is rarely seen among leading men. The character he plays is not exactly the life of the party (by design) but his ability to command the viewer's attention by doing very little is very impressive. It may sound like a weird note, but he moves really well in this, and brings a certain sophisticated charm…
A fascinating behind the scenes view of filmmaking and the psychology of method acting. I think it's a very worthwhile companion piece to the film.
I did find myself wondering at times how necessary these kind of method antics are to make a good film, but it's nonetheless entertaining and touching in parts.
Parts of it are massively conceited and over the top, but if something has Jim Carrey in it you should just prepare for that as standard. I…
This guy has got to be the worst dinner party guest ever.
What the fuck was that? Who on earth was this film aimed at? Why was that one bit so fucking scary halfway through? This was one long fever dream; and not an interesting one either.
Some parts of this just felt like pure Monty Python. This took itself way too seriously.
I suppose it was interesting at least because it proves that even really good directors like…
Oh boy... I have a feeling this is going to be an unpopular review...
Let me start by saying I'm far too late to this and I'm extremely glad to have watched it, because it is a very good film. However I honestly found it quite hard to love, and 90% of it just didn't hugely resonate with me unfortunately.
I will say the last 2 minutes of this film were intensely powerful and really brilliant cinema. I nearly gave…