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[Dec. 31st, 2013|09:53 pm]
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Made some toasted ham'n'cheese sandwiches with K and watched "The Brothers Bloom". A fine new year's eve. The movie was pretty danged endearing. Something about the the ending left me confused, but I was okay with it in the end. The intro was fantastic. Rachel Weisz's Penelope was fantastic. I liked her character much much better here than in the Fountain. Mark Ruffalo was perfectly cast. It's interesting to compare with his role in "Now You See Me"... about which I should say little more. Adrien Brody annoyed me at a few moments, but I think he functioned in the way he had to. (8/10)

[User Picture]From: krasnoludek
2014-01-04 07:19 pm (UTC)
Brothers Bloom didn't click for me. Here's my original review, but in short summary: Rachel Weisz, I agree, was good in her role but Adrien Brody was terribly miscast. The overabundant quirkiness was unbearably forced.
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[User Picture]From: jcreed
2014-01-04 07:24 pm (UTC)
Somehow the quirkiness didn't bother me that much. It seemed to fit her being a social recluse that had no idea how Other Humans worked. I'm glad to see you also liked Nueve Reinas though.
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