Believe me, this is no Get Shorty.
I was looking forward to seeing the old
gang in action and moving on with the sequel, but it didn't happen.
is a complete change in the storyline; they focus on the music
business, which is OK. I still enjoyed the entire setting in
L.A. and around the music world.
Overall the film was pretty good and should
not be compared to the first flick.
The younger set will appreciate it more
than us old codgers.
Chili Palmer is one of the greatest gangster
characters ever to make it to the big screen.
So three actors reunited from Pulp Fiction
must be pretty cool, right? Be Cool lacks the punch that
gave Get Shorty its edge, and even though there are some
funny moments, there isn't enough to redeem this film.
The lack of chemistry between Travolta
and Thurman is mind-boggling, and the storyline about getting
into the music business is just plain stupid.
Funniest when it's lampooning Hollywood.
is a sequel to the 1995 hit Get Shorty.
Right from the start this flick feels like
a cold imitation of Get Shorty.
I liked what I saw in the trailer, but
after viewing the film, I was disappointed in the lukewarm storyline.
I think it was a mistake to shift the plot
from the world of movies to the world of music. The picture becomes
a listless variety show that only comes to life when the comedy