The plots were well woven, well acted, and the film was visually entertaining, of course. Summary: Powder Blue is a mosaic of people desperately searching for redemption, human connection, and restored faith within the underbelly of Los Angeles. Running time 106 minutes Country United States Language English Powder Blue is a 2009 American with an featuring several interconnected story arcs. Ray Liotta perhaps has the best role and he does a fine job here. Forest Whitaker appears too whiny. On the eve of Christmas, four lives will cross paths by chance, love, past guilt, and divine intervention.
The use of digital camera also gives the film a raw look that adds to the scenes. Jack is father to Rose-Johnny. The characters beg the viewer's sympathy but I found myself caring less for what happens to them. The film is about four isolated lives which at some point during the movie, connect with one another. On the eve of Christmas, four lives will cross paths by chance, love, past guilt, and divine intervention. Swayze is barely recognizable and he successfully provides comic relief. Lexus is a lonely transsexual prostitute who shares an unexpected bond with the former priest.
By sunrise, their lives will have been woven together by a miracle that will set them free to realize that within death there is hope, and love is the reason we choose to breathe. Velvet Larry tries to convince Jack Doheny, his former employee, not to seek vengeance on his co-workers. Charlie Forest Whitaker is a disillusioned ex-priest who contemplates killing himself. He owns a sleazy strip club where Rose-Johnny, a single mother whose young son is in a coma, dances. Moreover they're loaded with cheesy dialogues that are poorly delivered.
Velvet Larry is the sleazy owner of the strip club where the glamorous but struggling single mother Rose Johnny dances. The cast includes Jessica Biel, Forest Whitaker, Patrick Swayze, Ray Liotta and Lisa Kudrow, to name a few. The paths of several Los Angeles inhabitants intersect one Christmas Eve as they each experience a certain kind of loss or pain. I would not have voted for the surrealism in the ending, in an otherwise realistic movie, but With high expectations from the star power of the cast, I wouldn't say that I was disappointed. Rose-Johnny Jessica Biel is a dancer at a nightclub owned by a seedy man named Velvet Patrick Swayze. There are small appearances by Lisa Kudrow, Kris Kristopherson, Riki Lindhome, and Patrick Swayze but their characters lack development. The plots were well woven, well acted, and the film was visually entertaining, of course.
Lisa Kudrow delivers the most natural performance as she stands out in a small role in my opinion, a role too small to do justice to her immense talent. I liked how the film was executed, mostly under a cold colour tone reflecting the gloominess of the atmosphere and the cold Christmas weather. Charlie is a suicidal ex-priest. Very moving and you actually feel for the characters instead of like many movies where you just don't really care what happens to them. Qwerty Doolittle is a young mortician who falls in love with her. Eddie Redmayne looks confused most of the time. It was written and directed by , and features 's last film role before his death in September that year.
Qwerty Doolittle is a shy young mortician who falls in love with her. Powder Blue is a dramatic film which seamlessly intertwines several seemingly independent story arcs into one comprehensive story. Yet, the stories are half-baked and theatrical and the characters actions hardly make sense. The movie was cleverly written and directed by Vietnamese filmmaker Timothy Linh Bui who also used a stellar cast to create his film. Why it wasn't released in the theatre is beyond me. Eleven Eleven Films … With high expectations from the star power of the cast, I wouldn't say that I was disappointed. Velvet Larry is the head of a corporate crime organization.
Randall is the head of a corporate crime organization who tries to convince a former employee just released from prison not to seek vengeance on his former co-workers. By sunrise, their lives will have been woven together by a miracle that will set them Powder Blue is a mosaic of people desperately searching for redemption, human connection, and restored faith within the underbelly of Los Angeles. Los Angelenos meet on Christmas Eve through chance, tragedy, and divine intervention. Very moving and you actually feel for the characters instead of like many movies where you just don't really care what happens to them. Her son is in a coma, and a shy mortician Eddie Redmayne falls deeply in love with her. Jack Doheny Ray Liotta is a mobster whose criminal efforts are thwarted by Randall Kris Kristofferson , head of a crime organization.
And I'm not wasting my money on seeing Transformers 2 in the theater, no way!! Biel often overacts even more than her role requires. . Lexus is a prostitute who shares an unexpected emotional bond with the priest. Doheny later reveals to Rose-Johnny that he is her father. If you enjoyed the movie Traffic, you should give Powder blue a shot. Written by 'Powder Blue' tries hard to be effective but for the most part it falls flat.