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21 August 2011

End of the Week Quickie Reviews 2#

Duck Soup (1933)
“Duck Soup” is always considered the funniest and most zany Marx Brothers comedy film and it is all too simple to see why. This political satire is quite early of its time too, and is hilarious filled with Marx brothers’ wonderful wackiness. As I said before, their comedy can be loved or hated because literally it is gag after gag, joke after joke and pun after pun. It is amazing how they came up with so many jokes. The direction is fine, the scripting is good and the timing is impeccable making “duck soup” one of the greatest comedies of its era and of course, the depression.This is the essential must-see Marx brothers comedy.

My Rating: 8.5/10




The Good the bad and the Weird (2008)
I never thought I would see a Korean western but my friend suggested this, and it is a good film. We open with a train scene with action on board with exciting camera angles and all that great action stuff. There are some great action sequences and as one of the first westerns I have really watched (I'm not kidding) it is fairly good entertainment. The acting was great and the film serves as a great homage to the obvious title lending "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly".

My Rating: 7/10



4 comments:

  1. Great mini reviews ;)

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  2. futuregiantsplayer22 August 2011 at 01:27

    Awesome job dude, I think I may steal your idea :0

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  3. You should do it.

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  4. Duck Soup is a great film and I'm a big fan of The Good, the Bad and the Weird.

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