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Maybe more **tried** than **true**, but _Galvestone_ is fine.
_Final rating:★★½ – Had a lot that appealed to me, didn’t quite work as a whole._
Galveston has some very strong moments but it’s slow pace and uneventful plot make for an experience that flip flops between gripping crime thriller and tedious melodrama.
Mélanie Laurent shows that she can have a great future as a director if she can just overcome the tendency to present clichés as self-serious original storytelling. Ben Foster and Elle Fanning are good as always, even when their characters don’t have a whole lot to do.
Outstanding true filmmaking you don’t see coming from Hollywood nowadays.
I was expecting a Hollywood ending, and didn’t get it, yet I appreciate this film even more because of it.
This film was an outstanding true film noir (Google it) and the finest in filmmaking you don’t see made in Hollywood anymore, as today’s viewers wan’t more action and thrills. I am one of those people, and I can’t stand slow paced films, but this film is that one rare exception.
It’s an emotional roller coaster ride that leaves you wanting more, and although it doesn’t fulfill your expectations at the end, it’s still a rare true artistic gem of a production.
Directing by Mélanie Laurent was perfection. The writing by Nic Pizzolatto was great, although I would like to have seen a little more ‘drama’ and ‘action’ added to the script, but that’s just me. I also felt the ending was a little rushed and could have been more impactful. The length was perfect, but I wouldn’t complain if it was longer with less of a rushed ending. The cinematography and score were on point. Ben Foster and Elle Fanning were outstanding, and all other cast members were great, although I felt Beau Bridges slick hair character would have been better cast by a more gangster looking actor – say Tommy Flanagan.
This film isn’t for everyone, hence some of the low ratings, but for those who appreciate an excellent old fashion story-telling production out of the Hollywood ordinary, that has heart, this is for you.
A well deserved 8/10 from me.
Understand noir before you watch…
This film has so many levels it may seem slow moving to some, for me it was close to perfect as a dark film. The acting is impeccable, Ben Foster was spot on through out, and really gave validity to his part. Elle Fanning did a wonderful job, and her dramatic style was spot on. Even Beau Bridges cameo was done well.
The directing held a perfect rhythm, and the end was spot on…there were a few places in production or editing that did slow the story line, and a few minor scene issues that is why I gave it an 8, but would watch again.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 31 min (91 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Mélanie Laurent
Writer Nic Pizzolatto, Nic Pizzolatto (based upon the novel by)
Actors Ben Foster, Jeffrey Grover, Christopher Amitrano, Mark Hicks
Awards 2 nominations.
Production Company Low Spark Films, Jean Doumanian Productions
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Laboratory Company 3 (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format DCP