#1 Posted on 11.2.14 2241.47 Reposted on: 11.2.21 2242.11
I don't get to see many movies anymore, so I try to be careful when selecting. Today however, I found myself with tome to kill and Monuments Men was showing so I figured why not.
This was a strange little movie. The idea was very good, the cast was stacked, but the movie itself was disjointed and had no flow. I am not sure if they tried to cover too much ground or what, but the movie really needed to be rewritten because they gave us a bunch of random guys floating around Europe. We know they are saving /searching for art but there is no concept of time, or character development and half the scenes don't mean anything to the one that follows.
I didn't actually hate the movie. The amount of art at stake was tremendous, but this would have been better off as a documentary.
I give it 6 out of 10. I wouldn't blame somebody for giving it less.
#2 Posted on 18.2.14 0411.33 Reposted on: 18.2.21 0413.34
I thought it was decent. The scored made it a little to whimsey for me. That was the major problem, it didn't know whether to be a bit light hearted or a serious flick. The shower scene at Christmas was masterfully done.
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