I'd never suggest the film's as good as Part II, but I like the film and think everything was in there that needed to be in there. The part was beyond her talent/skill to play and it didn't do her any favors in the end, because she's forever known as the person who ruined a Godfather movie. Starred Up was fantastic and it was really well put together so congratulations. But, yeah, she is by far the weak link of that film (and I say that as someone who really likes her as a filmmaker, and thinks she’s successfully established herself outside the shadow of her father). Starred Up David Mackenzie (2013) 101min. interesting history of the mafia. Start with this thread If there was any really jarring thing for me when watching Part III, it's how Bridget Fonda's character totally disappeared from the movie after Vincent's ordeal with the two hitman. Post navigation. my subreddits. He even murdered the only brother who respected his desire for independence in cold blood. Thats why tag teams are so important; characters that share the same tag can buff each other up to become even more powerful. really sums up the whole thing nicely. But, I thought this aspect of the movie was really good. by Damon Wise. I wonder how her performance would be evaluated by people going into the movie without knowing anything about her or the film's history. This thread should hopefully tell you who you can contact to help you. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Search for: Monday 18 January 2021. The story has moved on from the 1950s to the 1970s. This one just felt like a completley different movie altogether that sort of had the epilogue of the first two movies sprinkled in. We're lucky there wasn't an impaling in it. Starred Up (793) IMDb 7.4 1h 45min 2014 18+ Condemned to an adult prison, an explosively violent young man is forced to fight for survival as criminal forces attempt to control him for their own good. That last flashback really got me, and was the best scene of the whole trilogy in my mind. Starred Up might be the best British movie since Paddy Considine’s harrowing 2011 drama Tyrannosaur. "What are my options?" January 13, 2021 Watch How a Michelin-Starred Chef Fries Up a Hot Chicken Sandwich Michael Mina has combined the best of Japanese karaage and Nashville hot chicken. ", "What does this law mean?" I knew I wasn't supposed to like Sofia's performance but I totally liked Coppola / Garcia. The shoehorning of the Corleones into this framework is more debatable, but I think it's a not-too-over-the-top handling of the sequel formula that more has to be at stake or dangers have to be heightened. It's violent and beautifully shot, too. Director David Mackenzie’s film also stars a great Australian actor who had me believing he was British thanks to his flawless accent; ladies and gentlemen, Ben Mendelsohn, Starred Up is a brilliantly executed film that follows an explosively violent young man, Eric Love, from the day he’s transferred from a juvenile institution, to the adult prison where his father also happens to reside. Good god, think of what it was like for those of us who had grown up on The Godfather Hollywood mythology, come of age after the original had been canonized and the sequel lauded with laurels upon laurels that we had all grown up on, and the hype machine got going and holy shit, the real deal, it IS, and it came out and it was... that. The u/luna__starred community on Reddit. To create a subreddit, you must meet certain requirements: Your account must be at least 30 days old, and you must have some amount of positive karma. The other two felt very dark to me. Finding it – in theaters or on VOD – is well worth the effort. Goodnight Mommy (2014) Lady Macbeth (2016) 18 Comments Kisha on 3 Nov 2017 at 00:52 . Check out the Australian legal resources mega-thread It also felt like the cast was split between great actors and really bad ones. Starred Up is a violent and frightening ride. I didn't think it was a bad movie overall. I felt like that was supposed to be intentional. It was exciting and logical, albeit with some hammy acting and weaker characterization than usual. The first two godfathers feel like two halves of one story. Reply . Starred Up … And was very confused after. This is more or less the movie that saw Pacino go from a truly great performer to a caricature of himself. So the inclusion of the Vatican in the storyline was crucial to setting the events of the film in 1979 Italy, and were intended to be timely if crudely caricaturized depictions of known criminal and political unrest at that time. Please do not hesitate to contact the mods if you are unsure of anything in this regard. It is strongly advised that you not post details of cases and any unique facts in relation to those cases that are being (or are likely to be) litigated and that may lead to your identity becoming known. The positive karma requirements are kept private to prevent spam on the site. It’s unflinchingly brutal, darkly hilarious and acted as well as any film in 2014 so far. jump to content. I think people grossly underestimate how unrealistic and explosive the ending to Part I really is - one family couldn't run all of New York for long, much less make a dynasty out of it as Michael does. She was in the movie pretty prominently in the beginning and then after that scene she wasn't in the movie anymore. Here's a post explaining why we can't give advice, Check out the Australian legal resources mega-thread. The second one ends with Michael's demise as he becomes more megalomaniacal, paranoid, and spiteful. Jack O’Connell may be on the precipice of glory, but the 24-year-old is mindful of the journey ahead. ReddIt. I think I'm the only one on the planet that doesn't think that Sofia Coppola was bad at all in G3. It’s tough to look past that performance when watching the film. Feb 27, 2020 - Explore IngriDe Vin's board "brawl stars party" on Pinterest. The guys got a bonus for their efforts, but I didn't. I feel that she was going to be judged harshly from the get-go (because Francis had the gall to put his daughter in the movie), and now everyone has heard that she is terrible in it, so she doesn't get a fair shake even from people who haven't seen the movie before. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. I thought what they did with Michael and Kaye's character was actually really interesting and seemed like that's where the story would naturally go. EXCLUSIVE: UTA has signed Scottish writer/director David Mackenzie, whose latest film Starred Up premiered at Telluride and Toronto. Curious to know what others thought. The performances from O’Connell and Mendelsohn are absolutely belters. However, you may notice that some characters don’t buff a tag even though they have the tag. There really needed to be a scene between Michael and Kay where they discuss their daughter and Michael explains to Kaye that Vincent is even worse than Michael. See more ideas about brawl, stars, star party. What tension and exhiliration! If Winona Ryder had stayed on, I suspect it would have been an adequate sequel that just wasn’t as good as the originals. None of the human characters are inherently evil, as the only real antagonist seems to be the system. But i wouldn't say it was good either. They split theirs with me and made a whole ceremony out of the "award ceremony ". Starred Up - David Mackenzie - 2013. permalink; embed; save; reply; mrrichardson2304 2 points 3 points 4 points 5 months ago . The poster who mentions its not her that is the problem it's Al Pacino is spot on. So we need the scene that illustrates she is now like Talia Shire's character in the scene where Talia moves to inject Pacino with his insulin and Pacino reveals he confessed, and she tells him Fredo died in an accident. edit subscriptions . For a comprehensive review of these arguments and why they're wrong, see Meads v Meads [2012] ABQB 571. / "What should I do? Starred Up is a small indie film in danger of slipping through the cracks at the Hollywood-driven multiplex. Godfather 3 feels so different from that tonally. If you’re not yet a member of the Reddit community, click SIGN UP near the top-right corner to create an account now. I totally get what HotDonna is saying about his action scene being more like a Bourne scene than a scene congruent with the previous two movies, but I also see why it was the only scene to survive the earliest draft. Maybe I'm just seduced because I think Sofia's a total 10 in this movie and it also makes me wish there was a 1991 Andy Garcia is James Bond lol movie. Popular Soundtracks. I mean, it's a cheap screenwriting tactic, but the film's hardly alone in this and it isn't done poorly. Have a question about piracy (file sharing, etc - not the swashbuckling kind)? # film# jack o'connell# jack oconnell#starred up 557 views Admit it, the show even made you cry a few times because you were extraordinarily involved. Subreddits you may also be interested in: This is a subreddit for Australians (or anyone interested in Australian law) to discuss matters relating to Australian law. And although it is a complex plot, it does make sense - it just needs a second viewing or a good memory, because like Michael, we aren't privy to Zasa's connection to the Vatican Bank until later in the film and most of the actions only make sense in that context. ... Reddit; Print; LinkedIn; Like this: Like Loading... Related. Whenever he spoke to her it was like a drunk man on hormone therapy trying to quote Shakespeare. / "What laws apply to my situation? The character of Don Lucchesi, played by Enzo Robutti in the film, was cast for his resemblance to Andreotti and wears his recognizable glasses and hairstyle. And I couldn't understand the reason that Copolla did this. As far as the characters, I also liked Michael and Kaye's interactions in Part III, and I agree it could have been expanded upon. Starred Up‘s central character is Eric Love, a damaged and dangerous nineteen-year-old whose propensity for violent outbursts has landed him within the walls of an adult prison tough enough to make any borstal on earth look like a summer camp. Cookies help us deliver our Services. It's not a bad movie, by any means. "I need advice" / My "friend" needs advice. I just wanted to ask firstly which recent films you personally have and enjoyed watching and secondly if you knew how one would get into the world of screenwriting or directing - i.e. But what a well-crafted and acted film. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Rectifying the paucity of injudicial exegesis. Starred Up is a story of fathers and sons, of violence and control, of pent-up emotions and revolving doors, of self-perpetuating problems and unwanted (if certainly effective) solutions. 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