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The Lookout - quick review


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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted March 31 2007 - 04:07 PM

While I was glad the screenplay takes a lot of time to introduce us to the main character, Chris Pratt (Joe Gordon-Levitt), the film is better when it's a character study of Chris's struggles from suffering from car accident-related head trauma, and less so when the other half of the film gets into gear (Chris gets befriended by bank robbers planning a bank heist at the bank he works at as a night time janitor, and Chris becomes involved in the bank heist). Jeff Daniels' turn as Chris's blind roommate gave us some witty scenes, and Matthew Goode was also effective.

I give it 3 stars, or a grade of B.
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#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Greg Layton

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Posted March 31 2007 - 07:27 PM

The movie had a couple of clever plot twists, but I couldn't get over the feeling that I'd seen most of this before in Memento. Jeff Daniels was the highlight of the movie for me. I gave it 2 out of 4 stars.
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