Guy Ritchie latest movie 'Swept Away' heading straight to video!

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  1. Paul_D

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    He needs to just go back and do more comedy/crime capers. His last two movies were great IMO.
     
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    Seeing Mean Machine as effectively being a Ritchie film (Ska films with the standard cast and Ritchie-esque style) and enjoying it as well, I don't think the problem is Guy at all.
    Madonna's track record says it all I think. Get her away from him before she does ruin his career. Once that happens he will probably be right back on top.[​IMG]
     
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    Madonna is the Black Widow of filmmakers. She mates and then she kills. I have no problem with watching a Guy Ritchie film, but anything with Madonna in it, I run from.
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    A League of Our Own was the exception to that. Of course it was Tom Hanks that elevated that movie..
     
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    Thanks to Josh, I should clarify and say anything with Madonna in a leading role, I run from. Of course, with her ego now, every film she's in, she'll have a leading role. Why can't she just slip back into being a singer at some dance club that some wrestler goes to with Linda Fiorentino? That is about the extent of her talent.
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    Maybe Madonna has a leash around Guy and made him make a film with her in it [​IMG]
    Previous reports have said Guy is glad its over and just wants to move on from it. His wife can't act, I just think he didn't have the guts to say it to her. As for making for crime/comedy capers, I don't know. Lock Stock was a good film, while I thought Snatch was still entertaining it seemed like a re-tread. Personally I would like to see him do some different films first.
     
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    I thought her performance in Dick Tracy contains some of the worst acting ever to plague the silver screen.
     
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    Actress? Madonna doing a Marilyn Monroe scene is worse than perverse - it's evil...[​IMG]
     
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    Think about Defoe's skill too, then consider her power over that film again. YEE-IKES!
    I can't believe she didn't suck the Oscars right out of Hanks. (hey, with her involved that becomes a dirty joke [​IMG] )
     
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    Madonna wants to be a respected actress. She doesn't care for the craft of acting, or for finding a great story that will resonate with people. She just wants a role that will expose her to the masses, and they'll say "wow. isn't she great!" Until she gets serious about making a film that isn't just about her, she's not going to get anywhere. A pop musician can make a career out of that childish crap, but I don't think an actress can, especially when she's looked on already with disdain and skepticism by the filmgoing public.
     
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    The IMDB just posted a response from Madonna saying the movie is still being released in October. I don't know why any studio would bother doing test screenings and other market research for a film like this. How can you make a movie like Swept Away into a crowd pleasing flick that will rake in the bucks?
     

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