SEVEN POUNDS (OF FLESH). GRADE: SOLID C

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Written December 22, 2008
SPOILER ALERT! Dec. 17 - I just attended this 2 hour mediocre drama starring Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, etc. The first 1.5 hour was exceedingly ponderously SLOW - the plot was predictable. It was only in the last 30 minutes that the plot started to gel together. Average editing and lack-luster directing were to blame - did not really help with the multiple flashbacks. The movie was ok/watchable - despite the far-fetched RIDICULOUS story/plot. Be prepared for some emotional tear-jerking scenes - bring some tissues. Will and Rosario might make you sob. Major themes explored were redemption/atonement/repentance, guilt, personal responsibility, spirit of giving/personal sacrifice, kindness, life/death, and suicide. This movie glorifies suicide - a definite WRONG message to send to people, especially children. VERDICT: So-so. Recommended for fans of Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson. Due to the suicide theme, not appropriate for children.
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PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE - PLEASE GET YOUR REVIEWS FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS WATCHED THE MOVIE !!!

By Dark_Chameleon
Written December 17, 2008
This is ridiculous..If we go to a restaurant and want a review we dont listen to someone whos never eaten there or even looked at the menu, this is supposed to be a place that we gain knowledge rather then read what someone writes without any information other then a trailer and their own deep rooted political/sexual/entertainment views. Listen to someone who has been to the movie...and if theyre giving a review a while before the movie comes out treat their review with Skepticism as there are only a few out there who have been to a preview and others are actual employees from the studio that have seen it and have a reason for it to do well. PEOPLE...if your unsure about going to see this or any other movie wait till after the first day and then come to Fandango, read the reviews and make an informed judgement, after all if we want to be the first to see a movie we're not going to read any reviews before going and if we need a review then we need info not bias, Thankyou
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wow

By kydylian
Written November 29, 2008
I saw the movie 2morrow and i will love it
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OMG DON'T GO!!

By thysbuds4u
Written December 20, 2008
Worst movie we have seen in many years. Slow, boring and pointless is an understatement. Sat there after the first 5 minutes wishing it was over. Other theater goers yelled things like "Thank God its over" and " OMG that was horrible" when it FINALLY ended. Horrible!!
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A-M-A-Z-I-N-G

By ckilderry1421
Written December 31, 2008
you might not know whats goin on the hole time, but isnt that what movies are about, not knowing whats going to happen next. im tired of going to see a movie and as im mwatching it i can tell you exactly what is going to happen. and let me tell you, that will not be happening while you watch this one. it is def worht the expensive ticket to enjoy, just dont forget to bring the tissues .
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