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Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review

Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review
« on: June 06, 2019, 03:21:43 PM »


Studio: Lionsgate
Release Date: June 4, 2019
Rating: PG-13
Film: 1/5

Plot
Julianne Moore stars as Gloria, a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straitlaced office job and her nights at L.A. dance clubs. One evening, Gloria meets Arnold (John Turturro) — and finds herself in a new romance that shows her love can strike at any time.

My Thoughts
The critics at Rotten Tomatoes absolutely loved this film and it’s Certified Fresh with 91%, although the audience scores are a paltry 43%. Where does that put me? Somewhere below the 43% since I found this a tedious movie to get through—it literally took me several sittings to get through it. Yes, I get it, it’s a character study, but what happens if you can’t relate to the characters or their lives? It’s much too depressing and while Moore does a good job in the lead role, but in the end it really doesn’t have a point other than don’t get divorced unless you want to do drugs and have meaningless sex.
Video 4.5/5

Audio 4.5/5 (DTS-HD MA 5.1)

Special Features:

  • “An Extraordinary Woman: Making Gloria Bell
  • Audio Commentary
  • Blu-ray+ Digital Copy



Conclusion
I generally like both Moore and John Turtorro, but I didn’t like this film at all. To sum it up, it’s boring. Yes, it looks and sounds great (the score is decent), but the movie itself is overhyped. You’ve been warned.


« Last Edit: June 07, 2019, 07:02:44 AM by David Vaughn »
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Re: Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2019, 04:30:18 AM »
Thanks for the review. Will skip it.

The video attached is for Batman so I think the wrong link was posted. :)
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Re: Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2019, 06:47:25 AM »
Oops...I'll fix that!
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Re: Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2019, 08:23:26 AM »
I like Julianne Moore, but I'll watch her in Kingsman 2 instead ! ;D
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Re: Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2019, 10:20:46 AM »
I like Julianne Moore, but I'll watch her in Kingsman 2 instead ! ;D
Greetings,

If you like her than see Gloria Bell Craig. Yes, it's a slow burn but, not as abysmal as Dave reports. He's just getting grumpy in his old age.. ::)

Regards,

Re: Gloria Bell (Blu-ray) review
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2019, 10:28:55 AM »
Greetings,

If you like her than see Gloria Bell Craig. Yes, it's a slow burn but, not as abysmal as Dave reports. He's just getting grumpy in his old age.. ::)

Regards,
For the record, my wife hated it more than I did and my daughter couldn't finish it.
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