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Bottom line? The movie was good... but it has some issues. Mostly in length & breath. Not so much
length... perhaps more in breath. For a very cool concept, the story seemed to move very sloww in places it shouldn't. And I'm a fan of letting a film breathe when it should ("Cast Away" w Tom Hanks is a perfect example). A good film doesn't require car chases, bombs and constant action... especially with a good story and good acting... which this film had. But certain sequences dragged along, not painstakingly, but...too long. And it seemed dichotomous to the story. I often felt I was watching a theatrical play, which couldn't take the advantages of film. The movie too often felt small and closed in. And yet it was about Mossad assassins, Nazi hunting, Berlin and the span of time. Not exactly the fodder of talking heads! Don't get me wrong, I love talking heads and great dialogue. But this story begs for a better balance of opening things up.
It was very clear from posters to trailers what the filmmakers were going for with this film,
paying a certain homage to the sex, fast cars, violence mentality of 1960s drive-in films. Problem is, with plenty going for it, they forgot the Main Ingredient: CAMPINESS! Not to say this film had none of that, it had some... but it NEVER committed to a particular style of originality, or camp. It seemed stuck in Neutral between a bad drama and weak camp. Thank G-d for the few tricks and very hot chicks!! Nic Cage's uncommitted, robotic portrayal was an absolute complete yawn! And I really like Cage. If a film ever called or needed a unique Cage portrayal, THIS one really did!! There's a definite market for this type of fare. "Pirhana" suffered from the same lack of camp commitment recently. Had allll the right ingredients, except THE most important one. And without a good TONE, who's gonna watch and listen? Judging by the near empty seats in my theater, the audience hath spoken! Fix this!!!
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