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|Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Criterion Collection|
Actors: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey
Director: Terry Gilliam
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
The original cowriter and director of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was Alex Cox, whose earlier film Sid and Nancy suggests that Cox could have been a perfect match in filming Hunter S. Thompson's psychotropic masterpiec... more »
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Gabriel L. (glove0001) from LUDOWICI, GA
Reviewed on 2/27/2017...
This is a review based on the reviewers, basically. I never even knew about Thompson to begin with. Then I saw the documentary on him. The fact that this movie is based on a true story is amazing. This movie is not meant to be picked apart and reviewed. Osmosis, key word..
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Daniel A. (Daniel) from EUGENE, OR
Reviewed on 2/8/2010...
Amusing voice-overs and sporadic hilarity make this worth watching. Overall, this is just a monotone film in which we watch the protagonists do various drugs. Much like a lazy follow-up to Easy Rider in tone. Not quite a turd, but less than what one expects from a director like Gilliam.
0 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
James B. (wandersoul73) from TYLER, TX
Reviewed on 6/8/2009...
Man, talk about a head trip! Back when I went and saw this one in the theater it made me feel stoned simply through osmosis.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.