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Movie Review: Seven Psychopaths

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 10/12/2012 by McCutcheon

Stars: Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson, Olga Kurlenko, Abbie Cornish, Tom Waits

Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use , Running time 109 minutes, Comedy/Crime

Compare to: Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), The Ladykillers (2004)

Following in the tradition of Guy Ritchie movies and maybe even Martin Scorcese, Martin McDonagh sets us up for a film that, at first glance, seems like any other dark comedy out there; crude, violent, nobody’s a good guy, that kind of thing. Though the final result isn’t as easy to categorize. While a dark comedy would continually revolve around jokes of a serious nature (kidnapping, violence, death, etc.), Psychopaths has no qualms about quickly going off the deep end to tell us stories of subjects they aren’t trying to make jokes of.

By the time the credits roll, how you may feel about the movie may depend on how open minded you are about it in the first place. Continue reading

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Seven Psychocats

Posted in Whatever with tags , , on 10/09/2012 by McCutcheon

Top 5 alert! Seven Psychopaths is coming out this Friday, and as if that didn’t look funny enough, there’s an officially released trailer that replaces all the cast members with cats. I wonder how this idea came about. Whoever thought of it first should be promoted. And just so ya know, dogs would never do this to each other. RESPECT.

Also, there’s this-