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Revolver (2008)

3 Ratings: 0.3
Art House & International and Mystery & Suspense movie directed by Guy Ritchie

This curious fourth film from Guy Ritchie returns the writer-director to familiar gangster territory following his disastrous remake ofSwept Away, which starred Ritchie’s wife, Madonna. Jason Statham, a Ritchie regular, stars as an ex-convict named … see full wiki

Director: Guy Ritchie
3 reviews about Revolver (2008)
review by . February 05, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
*1/2 out of ****     "Revolver" is like a stray, psychological bullet. It is not a film without a point; nor is it one with a point that's particularly good. Much like a bullet, the ol' film is also speedy and flashy. It looks good; and for casual audiences it is built to last. So why, oh why, do most people consider "Revolver" a misfire? I too asked the same question since never in my wildest dreams did I imagine Guy Ritchie would screw up something he actually wanted to direct …
review by . May 29, 2008
Guy Ritchie says he got into the film business because he always wanted to direct entertaining movies. And his latest crime thriller "Revolver" is exactly that. It's heavily flawed and utterly ridiculous, but at least it's entertaining. The story, confusing as it is, focuses on Jake Green (Jason Statham), a quick-witted gambler who puts his life on the line when he insults Dorothy Macha (Ray Liotta), a powerful casino owner. After Macha orders his ruthless killers to take him out, Jake seeks shelter …
review by . March 23, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
When the name Guy Ritchie is attached to a film, the audience can depend on lots of action, violence, crisp dialog, and nail-biting sequences: his films have a 'look' and a manner that could easily be trademarked. In REVOLVER, Ritchie keeps all of those elements, but also adds the bite of challenging the audience to keep abreast of what is actually happening in the mayhem that unfolds, and it is this new element of psychological twisting of characters that makes the film so successful. It doesn't …
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