posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 06:40 PM
Any objective movie buff would tell you The Passion was not that great of a movie. The acting from everyone was subpar. None of them could even make
you feel their lines unlike other "foreign" films. (See "Amelie" or "Life is Beautiful" or pretty much anything with Roberto Begnini in it)
The scenery was adequate. I guess it would be "blasphemy" to attack the script. The music, the pacing, the overall affect does not make for a good
feeling. People don't realize that the sad feeling they felt as they left was not because they saw their savior being brutalized for over two hours.
No that feeling came from inept movie making. I expected a lot more from Mel after his other directorial adventure...Braveheart.
Don't think you are getting off light, Fahrenheit 9-11. For starters, why does anyone think this is deserving of a Best Picture nod? Aside from it
being nothing but propaganda (look up the meaning, it fits) it also is not Mikey's best film. At points the flick was seriously dragging, often
times seeming to have no meaning other Bush is bad. In the flick he only makes a handful of assertions and one or two of which can actually be
Ultimately, I will #e all over myself if either of these flicks win the Best Picture Oscar. Look at some of the other films that are far more
deserving. We have had Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Spiderman 2, or even The Incredibles that are leaps and bounds more credible for the