Feb 4, 2008

The Lookout

I've been so used to watching and reviewing bad movies lately that I've almost forgotten what it feels like to enjoy an actual quality film.
Tonight I watched The Lookout.

I thought it was very, very good. Bordering on great. The script, direction and the acting, especially, were all fantastic. This 3rd Rock kid is really some actor. I'd really only seen him in Brick before, but he was great in that one too.

I was also impressed with the performance of Matthew Goode as the primary antagonist. He is going to be starring in Watchmen soon...a film I am particularly interested in...and if this film is any indication, then I'm sure I will be pleased.

Stole that banner from another blog that I now will be actively frequenting. It's everything and anything to do with the upcoming motion picture, and I can't get enough of that crap.

OK. Back to debugging a loan servicing system for one of my clients. Why do they all suck? That would be the servicing systems...not my clients.


jiggs said...

I'm stoked about the watchmen pic. So is Tasty.

Elise said...

Why have I never heard about Thee Lookout? Everytime I visit your blog I have to go on a rampage an look for a film that I've never heard of.

I trust your reviews though. xx

Elise said...

*The Lookout... Typing error

Kat said...

Never heard of either of those. But I now have a new practice: Visit your blog before I go rent.

Slyde said...

i have been cautiously optomistic about the watchmen movie for YEARS now... i just have a feeling its gonna be sub-par...

Verdant Earl said...

Jiggs - I've been anxiously awaiting it since I heard Terry Gilliam was going to adapt it over 15 years ago.

Elise - Thee Lookout is the Olde English version. Totally different.

Kat - Why thank you. I'm just the guy that does the thing. Huh?

Slyde - Don't jinx it! I just hope they keep the Black Freighter stuff, but the cast sure is interesting.

elizabeth said...

I haven't heard of either of them. You are nothing if not educational!!

PS that I'm watching you thing is really freakin me out

Verdant Earl said...

Liz - I was waiting for someone to notice!