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Not bad but not great. Elvis does a pretty good job, and the story isn't bad but it's also kinda pointless. Best opening scene ever in which you're about ready to kill yourself over the cheesy square dancing singing BS and then an indian just comes in and kills 'em all. A+
An interesting little film with a title that's grossly misrepresents the mood. Thoughtful, strong, lacking emotion but still moody- it's about business, not violence. Abel is perhaps too honest in a way to be believable... You really can never blame him for anything other than being too soft.
Wow, John Lennon was right "Elvis died when he went into the Army." Elvis lost his swagger, his stage presence and his charm- GI Blues Elvis seems blue and subdued. Flimsy plot, bland music you barely notice, and really no stand out moments. There's simply no appeal, other than Elvis looking as fit as he probably ever will in his life.
Beautifully done, visually out of this world. I'm a big fan of the opera actually and this film does a great job of compacting it and moving it along. I kind of wish they had just had a better looking guy as Hoffmann and different vocalists... that sort of old fogey style overdone opera voice doesn't do it for me. But then again it was the 50s so whatever.
Uh holy shit, this is a legit as hell movie. Great music choices, REALLY great acting by Elvis, fleshed out characters with real motives and reasons behind their actions, a genuinely interesting if not sad story, great setting.... my only complaint is that there's like 3 black people in this New Orleans but well I guess what can you expect. Surprisingly good film, would recommend in general even to non-Elvis fans.