I liked the book, but this was just bland and empty. Not the good breteastonellis kind of empty.
Amber Heard's performance in this is one of the most haunting the aughts saw. Never has someone been so comfortable, radiant, heartbreaking, natural, gorgeous, expressive, and damn-near realistic on screen in the way she is in such short screentime. She doesn't have an "Oscar clip" or a "look at me, I'm dramatic" moment; but she comes off as so undeniably, thoroughly raw. She's amazing.
Really awful film adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' already pretty mediocre book. The capable cast just looks bored as they sleepwalk through inane attempts at deep and profound social commentary. What should be played satirically comes across stone-cold sober, making this a dull, lifeless dud.
This film is quite stylish but it doesn’t disguise the fact of how bad the film is in quality.
The film has a great arrangement of stars who all seem to be in this film as a form of a comeback… read review
Author Bret Easton Ellis completely resonates with me. Actually, I’m not sure I can make that statement since I’ve never read a book by him, despite having most on my shelf. Where his characters have… read review