I'm up here in the Garden State for the weekend at my aunt and uncle's house. Cable modem = good!
Checking out some tight broadband content:
BMWFilms.com Some pretty sweet action mini-flicks on here. I guess you'd call them advertainment; there's really no overt "buy BMW" messages. Unless they're subliminal. X->
Here's how I rank the 6-8 minute adventures:
Ambush John Frankenheimer, R.I.P. This is a good start for the series. As simple as can be, and a ton of fun.
3.5 / 5 Chosen Love the nod to your next film, director Ang Lee. HULK SMASH! Not bad. Nice balletic driving, but not enough violence. ;-)
3 / 5 The Follow This one's been taken down from the site, so I haven't seen it. Nothing Kazaa Lite can't fix...
? / 5 Star Pretty goofy. Guy Ritchie gets to beat up on his wife, Madonna. Yippee.
2.5 / 5 Powder Keg The polar opposite of the previous film, Alejandro González Iñárritu goes for the serious approach. Not that much action, but the story's good.
3 / 5
And from season two:
Hostage Niiiiiice. John Woo directs this slick pic. No doves or double-barrelled madness, unfortunately. Still, my second favorite.
4 / 5 Ticker Oh dag, this is phat. One of my favorite actors, Don Cheadle puts in an intense performance. Two other cameos, I think: Ray Liotta and Dennis Haysbert, AKA 24's President David Palmer. This one was directed by Joe Carnahan, whose Narc, starring Liotta, I was too busy to see a few weeks ago. Bad move by me, I guess. Oh yeah:
5 / 5 Beat the Devil Ugg. Lame, lame, lame. A waste of time. James Brown and Gary Oldman scare me in this. Stinky bad.
1.5 / 5
So I guess that's it for now. Will there be more? Will I get a better net connection to see them on?? Could Gary Oldman look any worse than with lipstick, spandex, and dyed hair???
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