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Rodney E (fr) wrote: Was mildly entertaining with a few chuckles but I'm not really a fan of the series. Points for Paul Reubens showing up as Terrence's Dad.
Nicki M (ag) wrote: 50's noir style thriller set in current day. Very interesting, though I admit to having to read spoilers to get the ending.
Nicolas T (it) wrote: C'est mou, le scnario est pourri, malgr un dbut interessant le film s'enlise compltement par la suite pour sombrer totalement sur la fin.
Robert B (gb) wrote: Hellbent (Richard Casey, 1988) There was an awesome move toward independent film among the DIY punk underground at some point along the line. (One assumes it had something to do with Richard Kern and his prolific output in shorts starring punk icons in the mid-eighties, but I don't know for sure.) Directors shooting crappy flicks with handhelds popped up all over the American punk map. All of these movies are horrendous in technical quality, at least of those I've seen, but there is much to be treasured in a select few (Charles Pinion's Twisted Issues is my usual example). Hellbent, the second feature from Richard Casey (who would go on to helm Angry Samoans: A True Documentary with some of these folks seven years later), is in no way one of them. Plot: Lemmy (Phil Ward, long-standing member of The High Lonesome) is the leader of a struggling punk band, with dreams of making it big-really, really big. He muses aloud about this after another disastrous gig, which catches the attention of the devil, who's just gotten annoyed with his current house band and cashed in some souls. He's looking for a new one, so he sends some goons around to start the long, hard road of corrupting the band. Half of them eventually figure out what's going on and try to get away, while the other half fall deeper and deeper into the devil's snare... It's a tried-and-true storyline, and it's been done well any number of times-even with the rock and roll theme attached to it. (Even in real life; one wonders how recently Casey had read Hammer of the Gods, the briefly-popular-in-the-mid-eighties Led Zeppelin bio, when he started writing.) But aside from some amusing-if-amateur performances, nothing here can really be called "done well". The plot is kludgy, the writing amateur and over the top, the sets would have looked better with another ten bucks of the budget spent on paint instead of beer. Bad all the way around, though Ward and Cheryl Slean both come off as earnest and well-meaning, if untutored. Slean never acted again, getting out of the business for a decade before coming back as a writer/director; Ward pops up in the occasional flick. If IMDB ratings are to be believed, all are as bad as this one. (half)
Daimon A (nl) wrote: It could be better, but still alright
Amanda H (mx) wrote: I hate reggae music, so I should have known better than to even attempt watching this, but the synopsis made it sound interesting so I figured I'd give it a shot. Turned out I watched less than ten minutes of it because the dialogue is impossible to understand and there are no subtitles. Don't waste your time.
Byron B (kr) wrote: nominated for best foreign film by NBR
Kameela i (nl) wrote: This is another reason why I love them Sundance films, because they focus on real stories, stories that educate us and give us a deeper insight of what was or how it was for everyone back in the days.The tittle of this movie is so right and it might give an idea of what it is about, aye. Well, is exactly that, is about how back then, when people were still traditional and the parents had the freedom to choose whom their kids were going to marry. Imagine all that just by exchanging pictures and involving some lies that would get you out of your country just because there was no future there for you because everyone knew your past. ( Riyos character)The whole story is so captivating, the girl is 16, she finds her husband by that photograph , hes in Hawaii, but she does not know is that the picture shes been sent its of a younger version of him. So she embarks to Hawaii with that only picture as a hope and very happy because the husband is young. Once she gets there she finds out the husband-to-be is much older than the picture and that is when her struggles begin. She tries to save money to go back to her homeland (japan) not knowing that shes confined to work on the sugar cane fields for a long time before she gets to that goal, as she is trying to save up her money her respect for the husband grows as she sees that he, too, is miserable and his vision of returning to the mainland are nil. With this in heart she tries to run away getting as far as the land will allow her too, after spending some time there she finally repents and realized that is not going to do any good (you will see why if you do see the movie) . As the movie is ending, Riyo decides to stay and embrace her japanese culture in Hawaiian land and she sees that is not necessary to be in the homeland to feel home. Is a very good movie, I totally reccomend it, obviously, other wise I wouldnt have taken time away from my time to write this review. *Laughs*
Paul D (de) wrote: Steady war-effort film that only gets preachy in its final scene - before that it's a strong story of relationships and adversity within a family unit against the back drop of the war's home front.
Dalton M (mx) wrote: I used to be scared by his face as a kid. I grew out of that and now I realize that its a great movie and its legitimately creepy, especially for the time