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Fight Club

GENE

 SNICK

 GORDY

Gene the Barber

Snick the Sidekick

Gordie the Barber

FIGHT CLUB

 

 

Fight Club will rattle your cage and give you a new experience in motion picture impact levels. There's a great deal to think about and sort through.

I doubt that any two people will see this picture the same and come up with the same answers.

This movie is much more than just beating the stuffings out of each other. It could knock your socks off just by the experience of watching.

Make no mistake, Fight Club is a gritty testosterone-driven thrill ride. The direction of this film is no less than brilliant--it takes you through twists and turns you have never been through before.

Despite the fact that it is filled with talented actors, it suffers from the dreaded trick ending, making it a roller coaster ride of extreme violence that jumps the track despite itself.

The first thing is: Fight Club is not a date film. This psychological thriller has an obsession with filth, and it has many extremes and disturbing factors, like degradation, with the only up-front female in the movie apparently being used to represent all of womanhood as a trash receptacle for sex.

There is relentless brutal violence, gloomy warped morality, and irritating politics.

I didn't like this bloody picture; I found it unnatural and inhuman.


Reviewed in 2000
Man on the Moon

The Talented Mr. Ripley
Magnolia

The Hurricane
Topsy-Turvy

Reviewed in 1999
The Blair Witch Project
The Iron Giant

Bowfinger
Mickey Blue Eyes
The Sixth Sense
Stir of Echoes
For Love of the Game
American Beauty
Three Kings
Fight Club
Bringing out the Dead
The Limey
Being John Malkovich
Pokemon
Toy Story 2
The World is Not Enough
The Green Mile
Bicentennial Man

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