July 31, 2010
This movie uniquely captured the simplistic, yet tragic, familiarities of gang violence not only in Northern Ireland, but how humans all over the world are simply stupid animals, and that we harbour hatred - hatred that is perpetuated by daily practices and manifested deeper and deeper over time. In this movie, the hatred is perpetuated by the mother instilling the persistant question of
October 08, 2009
4*..."5MINUTES" had potential but just a few lines in the script could have made it great but instead the script ends up with a script that made it a B movie for sappy and cliche reasons. The writer's manual says watch those cliches closer than verb conjugations. Characters can speak "bad English' but for godsake don't have the characters going sappy in a movie that cost nearly
A highly intelligent - superbly acted - and beautifully crafted dialog addressing the psychological burdens of guilt; whether active or passive. This is a truly profound film, much in the tradition of Grand Illusion.