May 25, 2022

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The Lost City is a parody of an adventure comedy. Film review with Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum

Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock), a successful single writer, who has spent her career writing popular adventure and romance novels. The protagonist in his stories is the beautiful cover model right Now (Channing Tatum), who embodies the hero in the pages of these books “dash”. While on tour to promote her new book with Alan, Loretta is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe), convinced that you can drive him to Ancient lost city treasureWell described in his account.

Driven by a desire to show everyone that he can be a hero even in real life, Alan sets out on a journey to save her. By taking part in an epic jungle adventure, an unlikely couple will have to coexist in order to survive, but most importantly find the ancient treasure before it is lost forever.

the lost City An example of adventure comedy able to combine Laughter and crazy situations in a strange contexthas a lot of fun and above all easy moving and a sense of rhythm between the intentionally 2D characters and the literary suggestions that go straight into the cinematic embodiment, confirming the merrily passing of the wand.

In fact, the movie managed to keep all of its references together A disrespectful and light-hearted joy Which is pretty rare for the blockbuster genre, where the adventurous and the grotesque element tend to abuse each other and get stuck in each other’s superficial boundaries.

On this lap instead you can breathe A taste of the absurd that can drag with – and explode – the primal element of the war of the sexeslooking at the building and in the spirit of Tamaru in aureo de Model In pursuit of the green stone And Hitting the limits and nonsense of both sides under the belt, both the seasoned writer on paper (and even capable of reading hieroglyphs) and the muscular model, expounded with both sly self-irony and generous commitment to the cause by Bullock. Starting at Tatum.

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Skirmishes and curtains of characters surrounding the lost City They have the same skill, from Daniel Radcliffe wrestling with an unexpected villain trying to finally get rid of Harry Potter’s eternal mark, increasing his demonic acting roles to be flawless and out of place, to Brad Pitt Which bestows on the face and over the whole body A manly veil not to be missed and with a frantic rhythm: Appearance of the laying of the law she taste Increasingly intense choreography Based on Irony between serious and joking about the idea of ​​dynamite for manhood in action filmswhich Alan’s character is limited to contemplating and sensing to repeat awkwardly (possibly, as a short-lived shot, to be the most effective and at the same time acting proof black for the house of days burn after reading by Coen Brothers).

The feeling of surprise all of these elements summon loses a bit of a touch in the distance, but this Parody One of the adventure films directed by the brothers Aaron Ne And Adam Ne (Also screenwriter with Dana Fox And Oren Ozil) maintains his flair for improving individual situations to bring out everything possible and everything funny, starting with the comedic subplot involving Loretta’s director, beth (Davin Jay Randolph), which deserved more space and development.

Images: 3dot Productions, Illustration A, Fortis Films

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