Get in the Mother Fucking Cab

    5 July 2005, evening time

After watching Peter Pan, Ahilan and I wanted to go buy Finding Neverland. I had seen the film already, but was half asleep and wanted to watch it again properly. We went to Blockbuster and ended up leaving with a handful of used DVDs. When Mezan and Prasanna showed up at my house Saturday night, we watched one of those films: Collateral. Collateral was a wicked film. The movie follows a contract killer and a taxi cab driver for one night as the killer makes his hits. Tom Cruise and Jamie Fox both do amazing jobs acting in this film. Everything about the movie is basically perfect. The action sequences are really well done. The dialog is superb. The movie really impressed me. If you haven’t watched the film, you really should. Michael Mann is quite the film maker.

The official Collateral web site.

 

Comments

  1. I also really liked this movie and have been telling Ram to watch it for almost a year.

    The entire thing is very simple which is what makes it interesting. I thought the understated dialog was well done and reminded me a little of Ronin. Performances by Foxx and Cruise were great with delivery and expressions conveying quite a lot. The action was interesting since it was so quick and economical.

    I like the movie even more after watching the making of feature on the DVD, where you learn about Mann’s style of filmmaking.

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