Blood and Wine Reviews

  • Jul 02, 2018

    This was a sleeper when released, but turns out to have been an excellent thriller. The pacing is taught, the twists and turns really keep you on the edge of your seat. The one drawback is the high-handed musical score. Please give this overlooked movie a try, and try to tune out the lush soundtrack. The story, the actors and the sets are all superb. This is a fine crime film with dysfunctional-family drama to boot.

    This was a sleeper when released, but turns out to have been an excellent thriller. The pacing is taught, the twists and turns really keep you on the edge of your seat. The one drawback is the high-handed musical score. Please give this overlooked movie a try, and try to tune out the lush soundtrack. The story, the actors and the sets are all superb. This is a fine crime film with dysfunctional-family drama to boot.

  • Jul 08, 2017

    Blood and Wine is a luridly colored, dark crime film, that largely benefits from some memorable characters, especially Jack Nicholson as the film's troubled hero and Michael Caine as the tragically funny sidekick.

    Blood and Wine is a luridly colored, dark crime film, that largely benefits from some memorable characters, especially Jack Nicholson as the film's troubled hero and Michael Caine as the tragically funny sidekick.

  • Nov 23, 2016

    Great movie. Quite noir-ish.

    Great movie. Quite noir-ish.

  • May 23, 2015

    Wine merchant Alex Gates seems to have it all: a fancy shop, a beautiful wife, Suzanne, a sexy Latin mistress, Gabriella, and a hot car. He enjoys the best vintages of the goods he sells. In truth, Alex Gates' finances are stretched to the limit, his marriage is in a shambles and his relationship with his stepson Jason is toxic. Alex's business caters to a wealthy clientele, whose riches prove all too seductive: particularly a certain $1 million diamond necklace. Alex joins with Victor Spanksy, an emphysemic safe-cracker, in a conspiracy to steal the necklace. Rather than the key to their freedom, the hot necklace proves to be the beginning of the end. While Alex is seduced by the jewels, his stepson is both sucked into the crime and drawn to Gabriella, unaware of her liaisons with his stepfather. As their passion grows, she is increasingly torn by the two of them, and by the temptations of money and love.

    Wine merchant Alex Gates seems to have it all: a fancy shop, a beautiful wife, Suzanne, a sexy Latin mistress, Gabriella, and a hot car. He enjoys the best vintages of the goods he sells. In truth, Alex Gates' finances are stretched to the limit, his marriage is in a shambles and his relationship with his stepson Jason is toxic. Alex's business caters to a wealthy clientele, whose riches prove all too seductive: particularly a certain $1 million diamond necklace. Alex joins with Victor Spanksy, an emphysemic safe-cracker, in a conspiracy to steal the necklace. Rather than the key to their freedom, the hot necklace proves to be the beginning of the end. While Alex is seduced by the jewels, his stepson is both sucked into the crime and drawn to Gabriella, unaware of her liaisons with his stepfather. As their passion grows, she is increasingly torn by the two of them, and by the temptations of money and love.

  • Apr 27, 2015

    Caine and Nicholson shine in this throwback style film noir.

    Caine and Nicholson shine in this throwback style film noir.

  • Jan 17, 2015

    Increibles las actuaciones, hasta Jennifer Lopez se salva

    Increibles las actuaciones, hasta Jennifer Lopez se salva

  • Oct 10, 2014

    Boring, uninteresting and slow. Not only that but the characters were very dull, undeveloped and the acting wasn't much good. Those are the biggest problems with this film, but overall it dosent have much going for it. The plot wasn't new and didn't hold much excitement, there was a brief car chase and fistfight but otherwise there was no action. The title is misleading, it sounds like a action gang type movie but isn't. The blood part of the title works, the wine part dosen't make much sense to me at all. I can't say I have anything really positive to say about it, it didn't fail in every aspect, but it did below average in all them.

    Boring, uninteresting and slow. Not only that but the characters were very dull, undeveloped and the acting wasn't much good. Those are the biggest problems with this film, but overall it dosent have much going for it. The plot wasn't new and didn't hold much excitement, there was a brief car chase and fistfight but otherwise there was no action. The title is misleading, it sounds like a action gang type movie but isn't. The blood part of the title works, the wine part dosen't make much sense to me at all. I can't say I have anything really positive to say about it, it didn't fail in every aspect, but it did below average in all them.

  • Sep 16, 2014

    "Blood and Wine" contains a simplistic plot, but its execution is tense and suspenseful, courtesy of the natural and engaging performances from the cast which includes Jack Nicholson and Jennifer Lopez.

    "Blood and Wine" contains a simplistic plot, but its execution is tense and suspenseful, courtesy of the natural and engaging performances from the cast which includes Jack Nicholson and Jennifer Lopez.

  • Aug 02, 2014

    Watching Nicholson and Caine compete in this thriller is entertaining to a certain point, and then you begin rooting for no one since it all comes down to greed.

    Watching Nicholson and Caine compete in this thriller is entertaining to a certain point, and then you begin rooting for no one since it all comes down to greed.

  • Jul 09, 2014

    A slow burn heist thriller

    A slow burn heist thriller