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Nine (2009)

5 Ratings: 0.8
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"Be Italian!" comes the thundering command from one of the catchiest songs inNine, and the movie version of this Broadway musical hit is undeniably solid on that point. It's drenched in cool cars, glamorous Italian threads, and cozy Roman neighborhoods, … see full wiki

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4 reviews about Nine (2009)
review by . May 09, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
NINE is far less than '8 1/2', the 1963 semi-autobiographical Federico Fellini film about a harried movie director who retreats into his memories and fantasies because writer/director block. In that treasurable film Guido (Marcello Mastroianni) was seeking to make a picture that goes beyond what men think about - because no man ever thought about it in quite this way! It worked beautifully and remains a favorite in art houses even today. That is probably why it was decided to turn this story into …
Quick Tip by . August 27, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
The plus one is there because the cast was amazing and made up for many of the short comings of this movie. I can't say enough about all of their excellent performances. This movie should have been shot all in B & W. The color did not add anything to the movie and took the movie goer out of the framing of the film. Also, the transitions were not well done and did not help with keeping the view in sync with the movie. Finally, some of the make up and costume colors, especially on Sophia Loren, did …
review by . June 01, 2010
Hollywood has produced hundreds of movies about men going thru a mid-life crisis; American Beauty, Falling Down, and Lost in Translation are some of the more famous examples. Rarely does this story get transferred into a musical though, but I guess it had to be done sooner or later, and this is a fairly good, though not great rendition. The story is simple enough; Daniel Day Lewis plays Guido, a famous Italian movie director on the down side of his career. He has signed up to direct one last movie, …
review by . March 11, 2010
"Nine"    Not Even 5    Amos Lassen    "Nine" is a big musical based on Federico Fellini's classic film "8 1/2". On the Broadway stage where I saw it years ago it was wonderful but something happened with its transition to film but then that is 30 years later after the original. The songs are blah and the rest of it just falls flat.   Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) is a beloved film director with a reputation for wonderful movies …
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