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Performance by an actor in a leading role

Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart (Fox Searchlight) I was disappointed with this film, it was basically The Wrestler, but with a country singer. Jeff Bridges did have a good performance as Bad, but I think the film was just a too cliché. George Clooney in Up in the Air (Paramount in association with Cold Spring Pictures and DW Studios) Fuck you! Batman does not have nipples! Sorry, wrong film. The character is two dimensional and boring. He can do better, we’ve all seen him do better… we’ve also seen him do worse (see above comment). Colin Firth in A Single Man (The Weinstein Company) Holy Crap, this is an incredible… Read More »Performance by an actor in a leading role

Up In The Air

Up In The Air

Went to see Up In The Air last night, it’s the new Jason Reitman film starring George Clooney. I expected better, based solely on the fact that it was Jason Reitman. The problem, I think, stems from Clooney’s character being so shallow. There’s little in his character that can support a film, sure he’s going through a crossroad in his career and ability to experience personal relationships, but that’s not enough. How can the audience relate to this character?  Though Clooney’s character does a rather obvious round-about by the end of the film, it’s not worth the build up. There are better movies out there, who wants to go see… Read More »Up In The Air