The Plot: Black guy meets white guy who meets an Asian women who meets turkish guy who meets white guy who meets the black guy again. Yes, they all collide and crash into each other. What goes round comes round is the moral to the story. Set in contemporary LA over 36 hours, it’s all about the complexities of racial conflict .
Who: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Brendon Fraser, Mat Dillon,Thandie Newton
Acting: All great. Sandra Bullock plays against type and is mean and nasty. Matt Dillon plays himself and so is mean and nasty as usual and Don Cheadle plays a nice guy. as usual.
Interiors: it’s not really about style…( it’s LA)
Arty angles: shot in such a groovy way in the hand held camera style
Designer inspiration: It’s LA so the answer is no. Though Thandie Newton is really stylish and Sandra Bullock wears a white shirt again ( as Miss Not congeniality)
Salon de Beaute: I wore my Chanel black mascara ( does that count?)
Blood’n’ guts: of course, there are LA cops in this movie. Close your eyes, almost scream with terror….it looks real.
Car chases: of course, there are LA cops in this movie
Smooches: yes, but can’t say it’s actually romantic
Smokin’ smooches: No, but there is a fire…does that count?
Botox; Yes, a big dose for all the terrible things that can happen to people .
When Harry met Sally romance Richter scale: I give it a zero
See it or donate to the Prada bag fund? Buy a Prada dingle Dangle robot AND see the movie. A win win!
Rename it: Prang.
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