--- Dennis McGuire <
> The character of Mouse was what made the movie for
> me. That and the music.
> I have the soundtrack. I thought Denzel Washington
> was too polished to play
> Easy, but still, I'd like to see it again sometime.
Agreed! Something does not "click" in that film, especially
when we put it in the HB/Noir slot. And I agree with you that
Denzel Washington, even if technically a very good actor, is
too "soft" for certain characters he was playing, as here
(and this is valid for some other films). Further, there is
something in that film that does not make it "captivating"...
I saw it 3 times because of my feelings. Did not change my
opinion. It leaves us with Mouse and the music as rightly
stated. And some period reconstitution.
But, it is certainly not a lemon.
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