Sunday, June 22, 2008

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

I have been watching a lot of movies lately, but I must admit this one didn't do much for me. I haven't seen any of other movies from Michel Gondry but he is known for his visual techniques so perhaps this is why I lack to see the beauty of this movie. The trailer was so much better than the movie itself however Jack Black is still one of my favourites.

The film starts off with the final production before introducing Mos Def who is asked to run the last VHS tape shop in the neighborhood. Jerry (Jack Black) tries to convince Mos Def to come with him to sabotage the power plant because he thinks they're trying to melt his brain. Mos Def comes along but doesn't go through with the operation and Jerry gets stuck in an electrical current and gets magnetised.

Jerry manages to erase all the tapes, which leaves them to re-make (swede) the movies using all kinds of 'techniques' that Gondry is famous for. I wouldn't recommend this movie unless you have a passion for film-making or have nothing else better to do.


YuehLai said...

i watched it too, and i blame anthony coz he chose to watch it. Bad choice that was.

1minutefilmreview said...

Nice blog, nice review too!