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½ February 11, 2018
I liked this for the genre, and two actors I like.
December 27, 2017
In this sci-fi thriller written by the ever-so-wonderful James Cameron, and directed by the versatile Kathryn Bigelow, Strange Days is one of those movies where, technically, there aren't any villains. All there is just conspiracies, and trying to put them to rest. With great performances by Juliette Lewis, Angela Bassett, and an American Ralph Fiennes, Strange Days showcases Bigelow's talent as she throws the viewer through twists and turns that makes you wish it could go longer.
½ November 3, 2017
Nostalgic winch is not customer to Begelow movies, but superb as simple as that !
September 29, 2017
typical lame 90s movie
August 9, 2017
1961 Was 34 Years Old In 1995 And 1926 Was 69 Years Old In 1995 As Well.
July 30, 2017
This is definitely a forgotten classic that many don't even know about. Kathryn Bigelow's Strange Days is a mesmerising train ride that people, especially moviegoers, should see. It is a movie that no one should skip.
½ July 29, 2017
Story about a man who sells others people's realities with artificial intelligence. I loved the movie's story. The acting by Ralph Fiennes is good. But the directing is terrible. Half the time I was wondering when it was going to become a music video.
½ June 29, 2017
Great movie. While its story might not reach all of the thematic heights it seeks to reach, it's certainly an intriguing plot that is supported by phenomenal direction from Bigelow, including some of the earliest and most realistic uses of POV in film, as well as fantastic performances from its cast, especially Fiennes and Bassett.
June 20, 2017
Set in LA at the end of the century, this morality tales showed again the main problem in the director's work: The great divide between simplistic plots and technical sophistication.
March 31, 2017
After watching the trailer (which was such a rush), I had to see this film and I did! Directed by Katherine Bigelow, "Strange Days" features lots of fast paced action, great acting, pretty cool music (especially toward the ending), and a very interesting/engaging story of the mysterious murder of a prostitute involving SQUID discs (devices that record a person's memories and physical sensations that users experience), all set in a then-futuristic, yet chaotic Los Angeles. An underrated science fiction film, "Strange Days" will leave you entertained!
February 15, 2017
Nicely filmed and overall an entertaining movie. A little slow and the plot is a little thin at times.
January 21, 2017
Still holds up pretty well.
January 14, 2017
A cyberpunk classic that effected the genre even today.
November 27, 2016
Somewhere in the future which is now the past, a unique product can be sourced, it works in theories and the characters are likeable, but film drags for something that is not that complicated.
November 16, 2016
This is a pretty underrated movie that's pretty fucking awesome. Angela Bassett was a badass in this flick and the end of the millennium setting makes for a good set piece.
½ September 22, 2016
The mid-90s were filled with some awful attempts at virtual reality thrillers (e.g. "Virtuosity"). This one, overlooked at the time, is one of the better ones. A bit clichéd at times, it's well acted and has a smart approach to VR. The opening shot (one long POV shot) is some masterful filmmaking.
August 25, 2016
I enjoyed this fascinating punk sci-fi movie immensely a couple of times!
Refreshing untypical characters of Fiennes and Bassett, Angela Bassets super cool action heroine and Fiennes as a "homeless" dog anti hero,,
I never thought this film was longer than the average movies!
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½ August 3, 2016
Alright if you want to pass some time. Nothing too memorable. The effects are kind of cool and the grunge is a good touch. However, it's just kind of poorly acted. However, it's fun and suspenseful.
½ August 3, 2016
Alright if you want to pass some time. Creative and suspenseful.
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