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The Nines

2 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by John August

Worlds collide in most unusual ways inThe Nines, marking the feature directorial debut of John August, screenwriter of such offbeat wonders asBig Fish,Corpse Bride, andTitan A.E.. Ryan Reynolds plays Gary, a Hollywood television actor whose crack cocaine … see full wiki

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Director: John August
2 reviews about The Nines
review by . February 05, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
An actor has a bad trip after a bad breakup and ends up in house arrest -- but either he is losing his mind or he is not who he thinks he is and things are not what they seem. This is one of those metaphysical puzzler films, that is fun and engaging at a number of levels but at its deepest has you working out what it all means. In films like this you think they are going to back down from the broadest ambitions, that it's all going to be a dream or a game and everything will work out so that you …
review by . February 02, 2008
THE NINES is a film that may seem like a tough story to follow, but the concept and the 'autobiographical' script by the gifted John August are so fine that once seen, this film demands re-visiting. It is tremendously entertaining, blessed with a superb cast, and offers food for thought far beyond the running time of the film. For this viewer it falls into the 'brilliant' category.    More of an existential exercise than a traditional movie tale, THE NINES has the courage to …
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