May 05, 2005 · Most movies enact rituals; we know the form and watch for variations. «Crash» is a movie with free will, and anything can happen. Because we care about the characters, the movie is uncanny in its ability to rope us in and get us involved. Advertisement
CRASH takes a «one-from-every-food-group» approach to race representation (including a mostly unseen Asian pedestrian hit by a car and dragged beneath). The movie seems geared toward those viewers who were surprised by the Rodney King video, that is, people who don’t regularly deal with cultural collisions. For others, its machinations will grind.
Critics Consensus: A raw and unsettling morality piece on modern angst and urban disconnect, Crash examines the dangers of bigotry and xenophobia in the lives of interconnected Angelenos.
Crash is a riveting, provocative and well-executed movie. Its actors put in first-class performances. Its actors put in first-class performances. Its photography is seamless.
The Crash lurches from one not-at-all dramatic moment to another, and viewers are never given the chance to really get involved with the characters. The team of white-hat hackers is your standard-issue bunch of misfits, but we never learn anything anything about them, while the shadowy government officials pretty much stay shadowy.
Crash fools around with chronology in a Tarantinoesque way that brings its story full circle. You could argue that as events, and people, merge, Haggis’ spiky screenplay (cowritten with Bobby Moresco) gets to be, quite simply, too much. Read full review
At the start of Crash, Don Cheadle gets into a nighttime fender-bender primarily, it would seem, so he can state the theme of the movie right off the bat: “We crash into each other so we can
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May 06, 2005 · Review this Movie. There is a 75 character minimum for reviews. If your review contains spoilers, please check the Spoiler box. Please do not use ALL CAPS. There is no linking or other HTML allowed. Crash is a compelling drama that examines the cultural, ethic and racial conflicts in American society.
In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.
«Crash» is a complex movie with a simple premise: set in Los Angeles it follows 8 main characters (and many, many more supporting) from all walks of life and races whose lives intersect at some point during one 24 hour period.
May 27, 2016 · Movie Review Chopped up and linked together in daisy chain fashion, Crash tells the story of people from wildly disparate walks of life as they collide and intersect with one another.
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