Not In Like Flynn?

09 Oct

A Tepid Tribute? A Wishy-Washy Swashbuckler? A Faux-Flynn Flim Flam? A B-movie Bomb?……

— Tim


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  1. Gentleman Tim

    October 16, 2018 at 6:26 am

    Another Not So Favorable Review:…


  2. Gentleman Tim

    October 16, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    It’s been opined (in….au) that a violent opening sequence” may have “deterred some moviegoers”:

    “The MA15+ rating caused by the violent opening sequence in Papua New Guinea, which is at odds with the rollicking, boys-own tone of the rest of the film, and mostly dire reviews apart from one rave in The Guardian almost certainly deterred some moviegoers. Minimal publicity and advertising meant it had little visibility.”

    If not the whole script and movie, Curtiz may have really enjoyed the violent opening scene in New Guinea (with the cannibals chasing Flynn) as well as the Townsville boxing match (with Flynn getting bloodied.)…