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JCVD (Jean Claude Van Damme) 2 disc DVD £3.99 delivered @ HMV

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***Also £4 instore in the sale*** Don't be fooled by its action-ready premise; JCVD isn't quite the latest kickboxing carousal from the Muscles from Brussels. It's something even better: a sad, ser… Read More
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***Also £4 instore in the sale***

Don't be fooled by its action-ready premise; JCVD isn't quite the latest kickboxing carousal from the Muscles from Brussels. It's something even better: a sad, seriocomic meta-movie that may recall BEING JOHN MALKOVICH or one of Charlie Kaufman's many other ontological curios in the minds of some viewers. But, while both JCVD and MALKOVICH examine the strangeness of celebrity through the lens of absurdist self-referential filmmaking, and both films choose a fascinating, quasi-alienating aesthetic of vibrantly muddy mid-tones, JCVD dresses its dankness in glaringly blown-out lighting effects that acknowledge a topsy-turvy world in which artifice sits just upon reality. It also assumes the opposition of its Kaufman counterpart by being the one to look at fame from within (which is ironic, since it isn't the one that features people entering an actor's head and peeping though his eyes). Buzzily hilarious, JCVD is a personal, deeply felt film. Van Damme's delivery of a Fellini-esque soliloquy about the angst of fame could've resulted in the action star coming across as a cry baby. Instead, the speech, in which he breaks the fourth wall and expresses his ironic frustrations, is revelatory and heartbreaking.
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#1
watched this last night like the movie "Killing Zoe" with Van Damme
The 10 min chat direct to camera during the heist was like a soapbox for him to excorcise his past demons
voted hot
#2
any good?
#3
jack_mj
any good?


ACE :thumbsup:
#4
It was on Channel 5 a couple of weeks ago , well worth watching
#5
rubbish film, granted the soapbox bit at the heist is good. dont think he was acting there, seemed to come from the heart. but id save my money, yes even 3 pounds, and go buy bloodsport instead!
#6
Was £2.99 at Play not too long ago. However, it´s still a great bargain.
#7
LoveFilm subscribers can stream this film for free.
#8
Good film but it's been at £3.99 for a while.

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