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Danny Boyle United Kingdom, 2000

Christopher Morgan's rating of the film The Beach

When I was younger I loved this movie but when I revisited it it had lost some of its luster. Kind of a weak Danny Boyle flick. It definitely lacks direction, with its ever shifting ideas and genre hops. Maybe it reflects how Boyle likes to completely change genres with every movie, sometimes within a movie (sunshine). Goofy 2000's soundtrack. The 4th act drags and it's direction seems misguided. DiCaprio is hot.