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Bel Ami - 11/3/2012 8:01:33 PM   
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Dreadful - 11/3/2012 8:01:33 PM   
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Robert Pattinson cannot act. Surely, I'm not the only person who has noticed this? The variety of faces this guy keeps making throughout the film is hilarious!

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RE: Dreadful - 21/3/2012 1:12:39 PM   
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Despite having a decent cast & attempting to be a film about the trappings of social climbing in the turn of 20th century France, this is a desperately shambolic work that's badly directed, poorly written, inconsistently performed and horribly edited. Pattison (a guy who has the potential to go onto good things) really struggles here in convincing as a man eager to start making a name for himself in the Parisian social hierarchy after being chewed up by colonial war and fails to carry the film. The supporting cast try their hardest (Kristen Scott Thomas the pick of the bunch) but are let down by some very poor decision making made both from the directors chair (two of which to be precise) and the editing room. The structure of the plot is completely devoid of coherency as well, resulting in all of the beats feeling extremely unnatural. Much like Patinson's character, this is a film that has aspirations of being something profound, yet ultimately is hindered by delusions of grandeur instead. Rubbish.

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puh - 26/4/2012 1:35:47 PM   
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for me it's just a waste of time, of great settings and actresses I actually love.

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RE: puh - 16/6/2012 5:39:49 PM   
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Agreed with the review. Although i thought Robert Pattinson was good the script and poor direction let him down.

I think the plot line being so thin this would have made a better mini series.

Agreed that it was poorly edited. There was little in it to hold my interest.

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"a mesmarasing performance from daniel radcliffe&q... - 27/7/2012 2:20:42 PM   
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there were many cynics for quentin tarantino's new film bellend ami. but i like most of you have been completely won over. another sublime mo cap performance from andy serkis as he effortlessy takes on the role of christina ricci. superb.

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