Reviews by markwells
She can act!
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I'm not familiar with the play but I thought there was enough amusement in this tale of grief to keep me engaged. Nicole Kidman is a pleasure to behold as she once again cements her standing as one of the great actors of our time.
Keptmeguessing
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This movie slowly grabbed me but then wouldn't let go. This was a great vehicle for Natalie Portman. The pace accelerates up to the ending that ties a bow around this taut psycho thrill ride.
Bravo!
Anti-social
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I enjoyed The Social Network. I found it interesting to see how a 25 billion dollar enterprise came into being. I like the premise that Facebook was basically born out of three things: computer skills, female rejection, and alcohol. What the movie lacks is a character that one empathizes with. Maybe in this true story there truly isn't a hero and maybe I'm old fashion thinking a movie should have a hero but am I the only one who just couldn't wrap my heart around any of those Harvard brats?
3 stars
Intriguing
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I thought "Stone" was a weird, far-from-formulaic movie. Its religious overtones gave it an edginess that kept me interested. The performances gave life to these intriguing characters and that is what propelled this story along. I thought it was surprisingly good for a movie that got virtually no publicity.
Enjoyable
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I really liked this movie. It has a nice quirky sense of adventure about it. The soundtrack really helps to propel it along as well. I've liked Bill Murry ever since SNL and this film was a great vehicle for him. I just wish I could hear what other folks thought about the ending.