> Marianne mentioned Sexy Beast and Limey. I seem to
be in the minority,
> but I wasn't that impressed with Sexy Beast. Sure, Ben Kingsley gave
> quite a performance, but it completely overpowered the movie, bulldozing
> all other actors, the plot, the location, everything.
Kingsley got all the attention with his splashy turn, but Ray
Winstone, the lead, was fantastic.
Limey was fun too. Curiously, both very thin story lines. In
Sexy Beast, Kingsley recruits fellow crook for burglary back
in Britain. In Limey, man travels Atlantic to avenge the
death of his daughter. In both cases, I dare say, the same
stories could have been told adequately in twenty minute
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