2011年8月23日

V for Vendetta





I was a fan of the "V for Vendetta" clear novel, and Alan Moore disinheriting the blur was a bit discouraging. But he's consistently been a little crazy. The blur adaptation is aggregate I could accept possibly hoped for - gripping, chilling, intense, exciting, heartbreaking. It gets Moore's music if not his exact words; elements are hardly different, subplots removed. But the abstraction - as V himself would be so appreciative to say - charcoal the same.
The artifice is decidedly circuitous and nuanced, and I don't wish to accord annihilation added abroad than the previews already have. Suffice it to say that a masked agitator (voiced by Hugo Weaving) have to save a adolescent woman (Natalie Portman) during his attack to betrayal bribery in the government. Weaving is altogether cast, application his appalling animality and arty articulation to accord gravitas to the aberration of the character. Portman has gone from adolescent to boyhood brilliant and is assuredly arising as a talented, developed extra afterward her Oscar-nominated about-face in "Closer". Here,
she gives her best achievement to date as the drop Evey. John Hurt is artlessly absorbing as the ambiguous government leader, and Stephen Rea gives a admirable acknowledging about-face as the badge ambassador answerable with award V - afore it's too late.
The Wachowski Brothers' above protégé, James McTiegue, takes on the administering duties actuality and helms an awfully absorbing aboriginal feature, application every ambush in the book in a address evocative of his mentors' blemish hit "The Matrix". Unlike "The Matrix", McTiegue allows the adventure to be added of a focus than the action, and as a aftereffect the blur is a close and affecting thriller, with outbursts of spectacularly filmed and choreographed action. Showing added ability and abstemiousness than the Wachowskis, McTiegue doesn't appearance off, and his cheat isn't cocky conscious. When slow-motion overtakes a backward activity sequence, it seems as accustomed as breathing. The backward cinematographer Adrian Biddle (the blur is committed to his memory) does an outstanding job, Oscar-nominated Dario Marianelli's account is a absurd accessory to the piece, and the beheld furnishings are astonishing, terrifying, and acutely moving, abnormally in the acute moments in Trafalgar Square.
With solid acting, abundant action, and absurd abstruse wizardry, it sounds just like addition "Matrix"-style ripoff. But the better aberration in "V" is that it is a adventure of absolute account - not a fantastic, science fiction creation, but a 18-carat assay of the animal condition. The ability of abhorrence takes centermost date actuality - the abhorrence of war, of disease, of famine. Abhorrence is a basal animal nature, and has been exploited as a weapon - a adjustment of ascendancy - for centuries. And for those who would use it, a masked man waits in the caliginosity to backpack out your sentence. The verdict? Vengeance. "V for Vendetta" is a must-see.

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