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Simon Bergeron

(TOP 1000 REVIEWER)   (REAL NAME)
On a bad day, I look like this :)
Top Reviewer Ranking: 536
Helpful votes received on reviews: 56% (185 of 333)
Anniversary: Oct. 17

Interests
Movies (duh), ladies (double duh), drawing, reading novels, seeing my friends and let myself be inspired by them... and loads loads more.
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 536 - Total Helpful Votes: 185 of 333
Footnote [Blu-ray] (Sous-titres français) <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Shlomo Bar-Aba
There's lots going on screen between father and son. In life too, but this film has it by the boatloads. So much so that it sometimes gives the feature an, at times, unnecessary weight. Its ending may also be a bit hard to digest for more mainstream audiences used to the formula of "let's wrap this movie all nice and pretty" because there really isn't an ending. Or at least it doesn't seem like it. It's left to the imagination of the viewer, and it can take MANY shapes depending on what mood you're in.

The rest of the picture is very well done with a superb score reminiscent of joyous yet calmer John Williams works, the acting is well crafted and the direction seems quite… Read more
DCU: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Deluxe Editi&hellip
This is where I think I got proven wrong... finally. And I'm happy it's one of my favorite animated Batman movies. Most of the narration inside Bruce Wayne's head was taken off, but luckily, the entire "Dark Knight Returns" storyline is quite intact, even though SOME shortcuts or weaker plot points were eliminated. It still runs a whopping 148 minutes, but all goes fast... Peter Weller gives a calm and weird interpretation of Batman (his voice still sounds weird to me), but still, it all serves the final product nicely.

Special features could HARDLY be better in this case. A Frank Miller feature-length documentary has been provided (new to this edition) and a new… Read more
Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition &hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Bob Hoskins
To me this is, next to Ghostbusters, the movie I've watched as much or even slightly more. The story was amazing, the acting VERY much accurate, mixing the cartoon characters with humans (though not a new concept), felt so perfect. It is none other than a hybrid between a cartoon crashing a thriller-noir film... both having a brilliant influence on each other. The humor part truly makes the film feel lighter. Credits must be given to Christopher Lloyd's chilling portrayal of Judge Doom and Bob Hoskin's Eddie Valliant... both are great and deliver top performances. Lloyd made me forget about his sympathetic Doc Brown and clearly enjoyed the role, giving a dark, moody and retained character… Read more