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Old 08-11-2007, 06:40 AM   #2799
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Match Point, by Woddy Allen. I totally don't understand the IMDb rating, because to me, this this is a total failure. Yes, the body of the film had excellent dialog and editing--Woody Allen style--but in the end, what a bore!

"Thriller"? Not. "Hitchcockian"? Um, no.

I give it 4 of 10
I don't know who would have said it's Hitchcockian but I think it's a very successful neo-noir thriller.

Oh, and yea. brisk nap's brief-brief review of Sunshine is about right. It's a sci-fi movie trying to emulate serious sci-fi movies and for the most works but takes a turn for the worse in the latter fourth or so. Gets a little too Event Horizon for its own good, although I admire what it was trying to do with the final act.
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