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Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

13 Ratings: 3.9
Action & Adventure movie directed by Paul McGuigan

How boring it is to label a movie Tarantino-esque anymore. The thing is, when it comes to an offering likeLucky Number Slevin, the shoe fits, and the result is anything but boring. Gruesome killings, arid wit, self-reflexive pop culture references, an … see full wiki

Director: Paul McGuigan
Genre: Action, Adventure
4 reviews about Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
review by . June 14, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
You know I gave no attention to the previews for this movie at all. I'm pretty sure that I just didn't take it seriously. The preview portrays it too much in a comedic genre. What it really is a smooth assassin film with some comedy. The film starts out in a terminal with a man just sitting and waiting until an old man in a wheelchair (Bruce Willis) appears out of nowhere. The old man looks harmless of course and starts telling the guy about the story of a Kansas City Shuffle.     The …
review by . November 23, 2006
Many movies explore the theme of revenge, such as Kill Bill, Braveheart, The Sting, etc..., but few have put together such an intricate and detailed plot of how one individual gets back at those who have wronged him. Looking at the trailer, this movie seems like an action comedy, but there is nothing funny about it; and there is not really that much action either. This movie is pure drama.     Slevin is the name of a racehorse that was supposed to win a race after being doped …
review by . October 06, 2006
I decided to see this film after reading a couple of very interesting reviews. They were hinting at something different and intriguing, but the reviewers appeared reluctant to admit they were bowled over by the film. I tend to be distrustful of reviewers who "love" a film since it usually reflects the movie might be a little too different and might just be trying to hard to do something new. "Slevin" doesn't try to reinvent the genre (whatever it might be in this case), but it does certainly present …
review by . September 17, 2006
Reviewing films encourages following the opinions of fellow reviewers whose thoughts nail movies dead center: often reading reviews by certain reviewers encourages or discourages this reviewer regarding a controversial film. Reading some thoughts about how particularly disappointing this film almost precludes watching it: happily a coincidence encouraged viewing such a film that for this viewer was fascinating and satisfying.    The production crew of this thriller worked overtime …
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