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- Crap soundtrack.
- Is that a tape of Enver Hoxha?!
- Why Spike Lee?
What the fuck is Clive Owen's accent supposed to be?
I thought that it zipped along pretty well.
It's like he sacrificed any real tension for the sake of some sense of 'cool'. And the bit where Denzel glides towards the screen? Fucking hell... I mean sometimes when he does it, like with Anna Paquin in the night club in 25th Hour, it works really well, but here, it was totally out of place. Again: sacrificing mood for style, seemingly without any regard of whether it was to the detriment of the film or not. I hate Spike Lee.
The soundtrack would have been fine in a James Bond type film, but in a piece where there's about 2 minutes worth of action and 90, the constant blaring horns were a massive distraction. And when the slap bass came in towards the end - accompanying Denzel sticking it to the evil white man - well...
Clive Owen was a good (anti)villain though. Chewie Ejiofor's character was just an empty foil for Denzel's witty dialogue. I wonder how much he got paid for doing fuck-all else...
He tries to get one in on every film.
hearing jodie foster be called a "cunt" whilst look ridiculously hot was worth the ticket price, if i remember correctly.