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Plot: The stories of a missing wife, a couple of meth heads and an Elvis impersonator are connected by the items found in a small town’s pawn shop.
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Drug hazed dark comedy turns into horror and ends with a bad Elvis improv ◆≈≈5.6/10≈≈◆
Despite the considerable amount of great actors involved, this film managed to remain off my radar until literally minutes before viewing it. So any expectations I had were formed in the few minutes I spent overlooking the film, that said, “Pawn Shop Chronicles”, in the end wasn’t quite as good as it could have been, but it certainly had it’s moments and managed to stay entertaining. Director Wayne Kramer has more than proved his mettle in the past, writing and directing two film’s which I have fond memories of “The Cooler” (2003) a film in which William H. Macy was brilliant in and “Running Scared” (2006), a film starring Paul Walker who rejoins Kramer in this film’s first segment. With a solid director and such a long list of talented actors I felt this was going to be a sure thing. Then came the dialog from writer Adam Minarovich, weighing the film down like an anchor.
The film concentrates on a southern pawn shop run by Alton (Vincent D’Onofrio) in an unusual town full of unusual folks. It presents three stories, all of which are uniquely tied to the shop and framed out while Alton and his buddy Johnson (Chi McBride) hang out, business as usual. These stories range from speed-freaks, to kidnapping and murder. Each tale revolves around one item bought or sold at the shop and how they end up relating to one another in the span of one day. The first installment stars Kevin Rankin, Lukas Haas, Norman Reedus and Paul Walker. It’s another day in the life of a few meth heads and there is no shortage of dark humor & hi-jinx, Walker as “Raw Dog” is a sight worth seeing as he’s in full on “tweaker” mode, quite a reversal from the norm. The second installment shifts gears from the quirky to the horrific, starring Matt Dillon and Elijah Wood. Dillon plays “Richard” a man who finds a ring in a pawn shop belonging to his missing wife who’s been gone for six years. He literally drops everything and goes on the hunt for her, ready to dish out some sickly sweet revenge to anyone connected to the ring. If you’re a horror fan you’ll appreciate this segment the most, I know I did. The third sequence, taking into account the insane direction that the previous story took, it was a bit bland with a most bizarre ending. It was all about Brendan Fraser, a burned out Elvis impersonator who faces an important decision while performing at the county fair right around the same time that a parade of nude women, all with zombie like expressions begin filing onto the scene.
It’s all a bizarre & disjointed film which was trying to be something like a hillbilly version of Pulp Fiction, but failing to be anything but a mish-mash of the most strange and peculiar elements. Things do all relate to one another eventually and it’s an entertaining film with some redeemable qualities, but the script is far from brilliant. I can’t think of any memorable lines given or anything that made me laugh out loud. While succeeding to be amusing it didn’t go much further than that. I believe Wayne Kramer made the most out of what he had to work with, but with a script lacking in any serious wit or style there is only so much that one could do. This film will likely be forgotten before it’s even discovered.
the movie goes from one adventure to another while being funny
what i expect before watching this movie
from the first minute i saw mat dillon is starring in this comedy i knew i was totally going to watch it and i really hoped i would laugh.
then i saw brendan fraser who is not my first option actor to watch after his not even a bit humorous to me acting in the tagged with comedy movie furry vengeance (2010) in which movie he also was executive producer.
when i saw paul walker i thought i should expect things to get worse if he plays a too cool for human role. i even started to hope that he will be needed only for car scenes in the movie. on the other hand the albanian heritage actor is among the 14 producers of this movie which looks good to me after the fact that his first producing movie attempt was also in 2013 when he was executive producer (between 6 producers) in the not so bad (for first attempt) movie vehicle 19 (2013) then i saw a little more than just every man’s fantasy: 20 women play the same role: johnny’s girl. with the speed of light i went to see who plays johnny and there was elijah wood whose face looks funny enough to deal with 20 women.
after all these i was ready to watch the result of all the above in the movie itself and now after i watched the movie
paul walker was not expected to be the best comedian and watching him trying to be funny seemed that it wasn’t working in the beginning. comedians should act as if everything is normal to become funny but in this movie he tried to exaggerate a lot even by moving his eyeballs strange. all of a sudden after some time he becomes funny in his own way. i started to think that i have to admire that paul walker tries to play a different (comedy) role in this movie and i hope he plays more comedies with hillbilly accent and dirty teeth or not . also his productions have future in the business.
unexpectedly for me brendan fraser really rocks here. he makes an unrecognizable entrance in the movie and he was really funny in every scene i saw him.
unfortunately the most expected appearance (mat dillon) takes place after 30 minutes and with him starts the (black comedy) plot and at least one disturbing scene.
effects are working but music could be better except from what is heard from the big black chevrolet gmc junior monster truck ( which was cool for metal fans (like me) only )
so after what i expected this can’t have a less than 7 out of 10 vote from me. if you liked one tarantinolike movie i think you will find this at least watchable. i am almost thinking to watch it again
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 52 min (112 min), 1 hr 52 min (112 min) (USA)
Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Director Wayne Kramer
Writer Adam Minarovich (screenplay)
Actors Paul Walker, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Kevin Rankin
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa, Cooke S4 Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format SxS Pro
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), ProRes 4:4:4 (1080p/24) (source format)
Printed Film Format N/A