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Brick (DVD)

Brick (DVD)
alaAverage 3.5

2 reviews

Nov, 2014

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On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Brick - DVD review

 

“The OC” meets “The Maltese Falcon” in this modern day film noir. Gordon-Levitt is Brendan, a quick-witted loner who turns gumshoe detective when his ex-girlfriend Emily (“Lost's" de Ravin) disappears in mysterious circumstances. With the help of his...

The thrilling mixture of grimy film noir with LA high school gloss, Gordon-Levitt's brilliant central performance, expertly crafted dialogue with a raft of witty one-liners

An overly-complicated plot, seeing the final credits roll

It is difficult to feel any emotion for the contrived characters, but “Brick” is a daring debut not to be missed

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Noir gets jetted into 00s high school

 

It's a very clever concept, to be fair: taking a film noir style and applying it to the modern day American high school setting and characters. The direction is crisp for the most part, the acting quite good (again for the most part), and the elements...

Clever concept

Doesn't quite deliver

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