This movie isn't very good BUT I would absolutely fuck the shit out of both Fassbender and McAvoy (yes, at the same time, thanks for asking) so for that reason alone, I'm giving it three stars. Ain't nothing more to say, really, apart from asking if someone would make a movie where it's just Fassbender's Magneto traveling the world hunting down and murdering Nazis, with McAvoy as his sidekick. A sort of Holmes and Watson, if you will. I would pay to see that.
Every boy in this movie looks like he is a character straight from anime. Man, I hate that hairstyle. Then and now.
Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games) says she was inspired to write The Hunger Games after the poverty she saw in Iraq during the war. Uh huh.
Is anyone else buying that bullshit?
Still a great movie 14 years later.
My original review of this was very short because, although I enjoyed the film, I didn't think it warranted any kind of lengthy write-up. I still don't think it does, really but based on everything that has been said about it over the past two months I just wanted to say a few words on how I viewed it.
I enjoyed the movie for what it was; a movie about college male baseball players in 1980. Period. Linklater WAS a…