FSUNoles27TS's Movie Review of The Usual Suspects

Rating of
2.5/4

The Usual Suspects

Didn't Live Up to the Hype
FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/06/12

I really failed to grasp why this movie has received such high praises. The lineup scene is classic and hilarious, the rest is shallow and undeveloped. The twist at the end wasn't an OMG shocker like 'Fight Club' or 'Planet of the Apes', it was an "Oh that makes sense now" kind of twist. I dunno. I guess I was also expecting amazing things from this. Obviously worth a watch because I am seem to be alone on this.

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Cecil_B_DeFilm - wrote on 12/05/14 at 01:40 AM CT

The Usual Suspects Review comment

You're not alone. I finally watched this film earlier in the year after what felt like ages of hearing/reading about how good it was supposed to be.
While I wouldn't go so far as to call it "shallow" (after all that's really relative to society and Hollywood - but this is a discussion for some other time), or quite "underdeveloped" I would call it severely over rated.

This is something that happens from time time (Requiem for a Dream being the number one …

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