High Crimes worth watching?

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  1. ShanonS

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    I can't find a review anywhere, or much talk about it. Story on cover looked interesting, but hard to tell.
     
  2. JohnnyHK

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    I just watched it last weekend. It's worth a rental for some excellent acting, but there's a twist at the end that was so lame that it ruined it for me. It turned what could have been a very good movie into one that's just ok.
     
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    The last half hour is terrible. It's not too bad up to that point.
     
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    Ditto.

    It went from a possible purchase, to a glad I rented.. really quick.

    -- MAtt
     
  5. Adam_WM

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    For me, I don't even know that this was worth the rental. You can get this movie tons of different places in many better forms (i.e. better military court dramas).
     
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    Mediocre military-courtroom drama/thriller that was obvious, cliched and strained credibility. How I wish I had those 2 hours back in my life. Go re-watch A Few Good Men instead.
     
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    I thought the video transfer was quite nice, but content was horrible after the first hour. I hated the directing as well. No good use of the 2:35 aspect ratio. I could hardly stand watching just because of the terrible shots.
     
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    Yeah, it had pretty bad cinematography. I wouldn't even rent it, unless you're a fan of Morgan Freeman or something.
     
  9. aldamon

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    Oh come on guys. Those hyper zooms into Ashley Judd's face were priceless. [​IMG]
     
  10. Scott Weinberg

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    The scene where Judd scowls and hisses at Bruce Davison is just priceless! [​IMG]
    I reviewed this one. What a turkey.
     
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    I borrowed it from a friend just because of Morgan Freeman
    otherwise I 'll give it a miss because it had jagged edges.
     
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    Nice rental, but won't wind up in my collection. Morgan and Ashley do work well together.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys, I think I'll just pass all together.
     
  14. Rob Willey

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    It's hard to fathom how far Carl Franklin has fallen since One False Move. I agree, don't bother.

    Rob
     

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