One Nine Nine Four is a documentary film written and directed by Jai Al-Attas, "exploring the birth, growth and eventual tipping point of punk rock during the 90s" . The bulk of the film's content consists of band interviews and archive footage. The film is narrated by skateboarder Tony Hawk and features interviews and footage of various bands and figures in the punk scene including Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Dexter Holland from The Offspring, Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz from Bad Religion, Tim Armstrong, Matt Freeman (previously of Operation Ivy) and Lars Fredriksen from Rancid, Fat Mike from NOFX as well as Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge from Blink-182 .
Conner R (nl) wrote: Extremely low budget and unsuccessful attempt at cashing in on the ensemble drama popularity. As it is advertised, the only reason to even see this is because of Chris Pine. He towers above everyone else and somehow manages to give a really honest performance. The rest of this is just a combination of American Pie and Crash. As silly as that might sound, it's even sillier when you see it for yourself. I just feel bad for these movies that feel the need to be extremely quirky, use hand-held cameras and deal with more characters than they can handle.
Jay A (gb) wrote: A pleasant summer romance and drama on the Jersey shore in Lavallette. Well-acted, and the story was interesting, if not compelling. Best line: "It's good to stay in the shadows, but sometimes you have to step out of the shadows."
John D (fr) wrote: if you want to see Chris Pine pre-star trek then try another movie. this movie isnt horrible just cliche.
Dominique F (gb) wrote: Once I figured out who was who in the gangster world I followed along easily. Andy Lau and Louis Koo played their roles well. Overall I enjoyed the movie and I was happy how it ended too.
Clinton T (es) wrote: A well made movie with good acting and a good story. However I feel like I have seen it all before. Generic is the word.
JC (jp) wrote: ghetto nyrican style to the fullest! action,love,drama remixed i like it " like that" hollaa!
Grant S (nl) wrote: Interesting docu-drama. Tells the story of the expedition of Captain Richard Burton and Lt John Hanning Speke to find the source of the Nile river, in the 1850s. Tells of their trials and tribulations, and what happened once they returned to England.For the most part, the movie is a boys-own story of action and adventure, of close escapes from mortal danger, and surviving. However, Disney this is not (and thankfully so). The action scenes are quite gritty and graphically violent, which give it a great sense of realism.Settings and cinematography are great, as you would hope for a exploration-adventure movie.Last few scenes are quite moving too.
Gregory W (ag) wrote: good kinda historical drama
Bob W (ag) wrote: Bad makeup and costumes, strange editing and ...interesting choices in music make this Mystery Science Theater fodder. In that sense its fun. Otherwise nonsensical.
Michael L (it) wrote: More's portrayal of Bader is certainly the best thing about this, but otherwise this reads like the kind of "inspirational" person-overcomes-disability film that one can see in thousands of other works. Consider me too jaded for this one, I guess.
Sylvester K (fr) wrote: There is a reason why Mad Max remains a cult classic, George Miller created a violent apocalyptic world where fuels are now scarce and violent gangs terrorise people. Mel Gibson was the star of this film in his very early film career, he truly did a marvellous job playing the titular character. Overall, Mad Max has enough car stunts to satisfy action buffs, even if the acting was not the greatest.
Luca Maria M (nl) wrote: A bad copy of the Exorcist. Until it manages to stay away from the Exorcist territory, in the first part, it's not bad and makes the audience hope for a fresh view on this subject, but after that it gets so similar to the 1973 picture in its core element (the old wise priest and the doubtful young one), in the ending (the ending is different here but something very similar was hinted in the last part of the Exorcist too) and even in some dialogues that's impossible to avoid a comparison. The reference is so evident that Anthony Hopkins' character says, at one point, "were you expecting spinning heads and pea soup?", meaning that the creators too were aware of that. The problem is that this movie loses completely the confront, so i couldn't understand why they decided to play the same game of the Exorcist instead of trying something different and original. It's not scary, it has undevelopped and uninteresting characters (Anthony Hopkins, when he's not redoing the Hannibal Lecter kind of character, manages to create some tension in the climax but Colin O'Donoghue has the same expression from the beginning till the end. Besides that, I couldn't understand the reason for Alice Braga's character to exist, apart from doing the mandatory motivating speech to the "hero" before the aforementioned climax) and it's visually boring (it uses the orange-blue color scheme in too many parts, for actors eyes bulbs too, making it boring).