Posts Tagged ‘Guy Ritchie’

No Hit, Sherlock

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In last year’s terrific—but overlooked—RocknRolla, Guy Ritchie leapt past Quentin Tarantino’s fanboy cruelty and made the movie he’d long aimed at: A satire of machismo that penetrated the studly poses and vengeful attitudes to reveal the familial and social sources that link crime, business and art in our culture. Now, in his studio-financed blockbuster Sherlock [&hellip
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READY TO ROLL

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Guy Ritchie didn’t make the mistake of putting his wife Madonna in RocknRolla; but his latest gangster film queers a sense of Macho to match Madonna’s sense of Slut. Hopefully, Ritchie’s fantasy won’t roll back human progress; but this time it’s shaped an unexpectedly enjoyable movie. RocknRolla joins badass folderol to bad-boy (adolescent) distress. Ritchie’s [&hellip
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