Enemy at the Gates, Deep Blue Sea and Cube Reviews (US - DVD R1)
Tom Woodward and has reviewed Enemy at the Gates starring Jude Law and Ed Harris, whilst Holly Ordway has reviewed Deep Blue Sea a...
'Overall ‘Enemy at the Gates’ is certainly a film worth watching, though If you are after a truly memorable war film then you should checkout ‘Saving Private Ryan’ or ‘Platoon’ as ‘Enemy at the Gates’ certainly isn’t a classic. It’s nice to see a film convey the Russian side of the war for once, and for that Enemy at the Gates should be applauded, however the accents are off-putting and the love story and subsequent sex scene seem tacked on simply to bring in a younger audience.
Along with my review of Enemy at the Gates, Holly Ordway has reviewed Deep Blue Sea starring Samuel L Jackson, Saffron Burrows and Thomas Jane. Here is an extract from her review:
'The movie has some strong points. Despite a beginning that suggests a cheesy remake of Jaws, it turns out to have a reasonably original setting and premise, more along the lines of “Jaws meets Jurassic Park.” The cast is solid, with several well-known actors (Jackson and Skarsgård) as well as decent lesser-known actors. The cinematography is very well done, creating a definite sense of tension in some scenes, and pulling off some definite surprises early in the movie, and the story moves along at a good pace throughout the movie.'
Finally, Holly has also reviewed Cube starring Nicole de Boer, Nicky Guadagni and David Hewlett. Here's a sample:
'Overall, Cube is a very distinctive and original movie that’s well worth watching. It’s science fiction that explores the imaginative and philosophical possibilities of the genre, in the worthy company of films like 2001: A Space Odyssey. Cube will linger in your mind long after you’ve forgotten the latest Hollywood blockbuster.'
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