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Movie Review: Enemy
Breitbart ^ | April 30 2014 | Greg Gutfeld

Posted on 04/30/2014 5:52:19 AM PDT by PoloSec

Share This: I rarely review movies, unless something interesting comes along and then disappears quickly, without fanfare.

“Enemy” is one of those forgotten treats. It came out a few months ago, and now, it’s already on ITunes. I suggest you watch it. Don’t blame me if you hate it. Well, okay - blame me.

For most reviewers, it came off as a bombastic, amateurish, murky tale about a man finding his exact replica in a rented film. It’s been described as self-consciously deep - a beginner’s attempt at appearing sophisticated by shrouding plot with ambiguity, darkness and shocking imagery. It’s by the same guy who did the film “Prisoners,” a long, bloody mess I found overlong and tedious.

“Enemy” is different. It’s a stunning but short movie that moves slow, offering clues here and there about what it’s up to - but delivering a punch that is only really felt until the very last scene. I love movies with unexpected endings - that upon review, make total sense.


The “Enemy” plot: a sad chump of a teacher decides to rent a movie, based on the recommendation of a coworker. When he watches it, he notices that an extra looks a lot like him.


The “journey” of discovery is obvious in some ways, but also terrifying in surprising ways - thanks in part to a spider.

I don’t want to offer much more about the movie for you - because it deprives you of the only truly authentic scare from any recent film I’ve seen. My wife jumped out of her skin.

So did I, and I had already seen the movie before she had.

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1 posted on 04/30/2014 5:52:19 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec
Also: it makes Ontario look like a shithole. Seriously, i’ve never wanted to visit a place less, than after seeing this movie. Ontario cannot be this bad, can it?

Oh yes, it can be and is. Ontario....particularly on the lake near Toronto. $h!thole.

2 posted on 04/30/2014 7:09:22 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Truth sounds like those who hate truth.)
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