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A Quick Tip by Lopez15

  • Apr 26, 2010
A flawed film that works so much better than you could imagine but does falter and then amazingly picks itself right back up again.
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Quick Tip by . April 12, 2011
posted in MovieSucktastic
Amanda Seyfried and Julianne Moore get it on. Seriously, it's soft porn with the plot of an above-average soft porn, though you do have to dredge through two ridiculous hours until "that scene". I haven't been this embarrassed for Liam Neeson since watching Darkman. 
review by . March 31, 2010
Sex Without the Thrill
Written by Erin Cresside Wilson Directed by Atom Egoyan Starring Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson and Amanda Seyfried      Catherine Stewart: I don’t know whether I should be relieved or just go hang myself.      Atom Egoyan is one of Canada’s most celebrated auteur filmmakers but you would never know it from watching his latest, CHLOE.  I thought the hyper-sexualized erotic thriller went out in the ‘90’s but Egoyan seems bent on bringing …
Quick Tip by . October 05, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Strained relationship...
A terrific erotically charged psychological thriller in which a married woman hires a prostitute to approach her husband in an attempt to find out if he's been unfaithful. Of course things don't go as planned as the prostitute reports back the events that have occurred and falls in love with the man's wife. The film features an impressive cast lead by Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, and Liam Neeson, all of which give compelling performances. I particularly liked the ambiguity of the …
review by . July 15, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Atom Egoyan ('The Sweet Hereafter', 'Ararat', 'Where the Truth Lies') has a gift for setting up cinematic surveillance of private encounters and studying the results of an incident on everyone witnessing it. In CHLOE he has engaged the services of Erin Cressida Wilson to adapt the French film NATHALIE by Anne Fontaine to place it on this side of the pond. In the French version the successful actors were Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart, and Gérard Depardieu: for this version Egoyan has an equally …
review by . April 26, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I've seen many films   just like or similar to Atom Egoyan's  "CHLOE"  I can name  a  few right off the top of my head: "Fatal Attraction"(1987),  "9 1/2 Weeks"(1986), "Indecent Proposal"(1993), "Lolita(1997), "Disclosure"(1994). In addition, one of the most infamous of the erotic thriller genre "Basic Instinct"(1992), now I ask you what all these films have in common. Simple  they all …
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In the erotic thriller, Chloe, Dr. Catherine Stewart (Julianne Moore,A Single Man) suspects that her husband David (Liam Neeson,Taken) is cheating on her. So she hires an escort named Chloe (Amanda Seyfried,Mamma Mia!) to offer herself to him, to see how he responds--but Catherine has a surprising response to what unfolds, and Chloe becomes drawn deeply into the doctor's life.Chloe is an atypical "Hollywood" film from Canadian auteur Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter,Exotica), as it features big stars, a script Egoyan didn't write himself (it's by Erin Cressida Wilson, the screenwriter of Secretary), an editing rhythm notably less idiosyncratic than Egoyan films of old, and an ending that feels forced and unsatisfying. But Chloe explores classic Egoyan obsessions: voyeurism, jealousy, and betrayal. As the movie unfolds, the performances are full of rich details, capturing jagged emotional edges that make the somewhat-implausible plot compelling. Chloe doesn't have the uncanny psychological acuity of Egoyan's best films, but anyone who's enjoyed this unique director's earlier work will find much to enjoy.--Bret Fetzer

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Director: Atom Egoyan
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release Date: 25 February 2010 (South Korea)
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: Erin Cressida Wilson
DVD Release Date: July 13, 2010
Runtime: 96 min
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
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