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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:41 AM
Bad BoysII?i think i might but it's rated 18A/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif but i can always get in with an older friend/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:41 AM
Bad BoysII?i think i might but it's rated 18A/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif but i can always get in with an older friend/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:43 AM
whats it about dmask????????

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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:45 AM
um hold on ill get a review on it.

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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:48 AM
ok here it is...

God bless Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay. Say what you want about stupid plot points, overblown slo-mo sequences, guys telling other guys stuff they already know in a brainless attempt at exposition, and paper-thin themes, but Bad Boys II delivers all the big explosions, banter and action you crave, with style. When I left the theater, my one-word review would have been, "Gratuitous." But the more I thought about it, I realized that the film is gratuitous on such an audacious level, it nearly redefines the term "summer movie." In fact, I like BBII better every time I think about it. Stuff that was just so disturbing when I watched it on the screen had me laughing nonstop 12 hours later.

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return to the roles that made them movie stars, and their confidence and pleasure with each other translates incredibly well. They make the movie fun, and their magnetism emanates to every actor in every scene (well, except for, maybe, Henry Rollins, who doesn't have much to do, sadly).

Marcus Burnett (Lawrence) and Mike Lowrey (Smith) are back to their old tricks - loose cannon Miami detectives with a penchant for breaking the rules and driving really fast, they're on the hunt for a big stash of Ecstasy and the low-life dealer who's moving it. But Burnett is starting to question the wisdom of his partnership with Lowrey, and his stress is starting to affect his performance. Right. Really, it's two-and-a-half hours of mayhem - action porn of the highest quality.
BBII is replete with the Bruckheimer/Bayisms you've come to expect, like:

1. Protestations of manly love
2. Smart-*** remarks during times of high stress
3. Guys doing somersaults out of the way of sprays of bullets
4. Swearing (lots and lots of it, thank goodness)
5. Swooping cameras
6. Damned funny dialogue
7. Damned stupid dialogue
8. Hilarity closely juxtaposed with brutality (where you go, "Ha, ha, ha. damn.")
9. A brooding villain (In this case, Spanish film star Jordi MollĂ who's quirky and dangerous)
10. Villains who can't couldn't shoot a beached humpback whale at 10 paces
11. Good guys getting away with being subordinate because they get the bad guys
12. Swelling music with slow-motion heroes getting ready to turn on the heat
13. Peter Stormare playing a craaaazy Russian

What's unexpected is:

1. Car chases that make everything up until now look cheap and low-key (and remember, this is really the summer of chases. I imagine the guys who came up with these had conversations something like this: "OK, so we have the bad guys dumping new cars off the truck and bouncing them down the highway. What can we throw out there next?" "I know! How about a boat?" The chase that will have everyone talking, because it's just so freaking wrong, actually provides meat, so to speak, for the plot, which is pretty amazing. It's also freakishly funny in that, "I'm going to hell for laughing at this" kind of way.)
2. Martin Lawrence is the funniest his been in a really long time
3. The only naked breasts belong to a cadaver


What really makes this movie sing, in spite of running very, very long, yet never dragging for a moment, is the utter exuberance of the thing. It has more energy than T3, The Hulk and 2 Fast 2 Furious combined. And more laughs, too. It's like the filmmakers decided to go balls-out, never clouding their minds with issues of plausibility or good taste, and make the biggest, loudest, craziest, most insanely stupid film of the year. They did.

It's really silly and really fun.

One more thing - I think it's damned classy that Bruckheimer put the deceased Don Simpson's name on the film.

Story: B
Performances: B+
Visual Appeal: A+

Overall Grade: B+


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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:52 AM
yeh i remember BB1 now .could be cool!!!!!!

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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:54 AM
ya i never got to see the first but this looks good.

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XyZspineZyX
07-19-2003, 12:54 AM
Yup, I'll go see that when it comes out over here. Sounds good to me.

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