busby-berkeley,Hard Boiled [Blu-ray] [] [1994] [1 disc] [Region 1], 69 Love Songs, Pt. 3, Jackass 3 [DVD] [Rated/Unrated]

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"...[Woo is] a very brisk, talented director with a gift for the flashy effect and the bizarre confrontation..." New York Times "...From Hong Kong with a bullet, an action classic..." Premiere "...Three of the greatest shootouts ever punctuate John Woo's instant cop classic from Hong Kong..." USA Today "...All the Woo trademarks are present and correct..." Total Film "...The climactic attack on the hospital is as eye-popping as any Busby Berkeley production number..." Entertainment Weekly "John Woo's 1992 cop thriller was his last Hong Kong movie, and it's a self-conscious career peak." Uncut0.541804

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Spin (10/99, p.154) - 10 out of 10 - "...a grand gesture and a brilliant joke; art about the most personal emotion stamped out in bulk; and a love offering in its own right....pop has not seen a lyricist of [Stephin] Merritt's kind and caliber since Cole Porter..."Entertainment Weekly (11/19/99, p.150) - "...69 elegant observations by a pop master, employing myriad genres, instruments, and neuroses. All charm, but by set's end, you're ready for more." - Rating: AAlternative Press (11/99, p.109) - 4 out of 5 - "...against all odds it shines form beginning to end....[Stephin] Merritt's most ambitious, eccentric and eclectic recording to date..."CMJ (1/10/00, p.5) - Ranked #16 in CMJ's "Top 30 Editorial Picks [for 1999] - "...a reminder that a finely rendered pop song, no matter how cynical, can approach the status of art."0.3530466

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he movie has enough going for it to satisfy JACKASS' legions of fans and make some new ones."Box Office "[The skits] are funny in their humiliating wince-y way....Los Angeles Times "Few suffer as cheerfully for their art as Johnny Knoxville and his band of scatological stuntmeisters, and the gut-busting pleasure they take in every act of self-humiliation proves as infectious as ever in JACKASS 3D."Variety "[M]any of the gags in JACKASS 3D show plenty of visual wit, if not brilliance..."Movieline "JACKASS 3-D is powered by a shamelessly regressive but infectious adolescent prankishness. Knoxville holds the whole scatological mess together with this irascible charm and leading-man charisma..."A.V. Club "By using physical comedy out of silent movies and offering up their own flesh, blood and sinew, they invented their own kind of performance art..."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] touching ode to male friendship at its most primal....The atmosphere in the world of JACKASS is one of infectious bonhomie."Washington Post "[Knoxville] may be the purest, most devoted slapstick anarchist in comedy today....JACKASS 3D has the moments you crave, the ones that go beyond standard pain-freak buffoonery to attain a kind of gloriously demented, jaw-dropping daftness." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The movie is again a series of gags strung together, sometimes given titles, and they can be as abruptly funny as pratfalls and as cathartically satisfying as an unfolding dare."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he wallops hit harder....The lads really have embraced 3D in a big way..."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "In places, such as the Busby Berkeley-ish opener, the 3D's beautiful, with paintballs exploding in impossible rainbows across naked torsos..."Total Film0.270902

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