The Patriot

January 15, 2010 at 10:23 pm Leave a comment

MOVIE:  The Patriot

NUTSHELL:  As God is my witness, I will never be colonial again!

GOOD THINGS:  Mel Gibson using his acting chops, Heath Ledger, Cornwallis as a fop

BAD THINGS:  Bloody and horrible and everyone dies.

FEATURES:  Joely Richardson, Donal Logue, Chris “Ooh la la!” Cooper, bundling bags, tin soldiers, traumatized toddlers

UNCOMFORTABLE MOMENTS:  Killing, maiming, the French.

NOTABLE:  Villian chews scenery like he’s out of Nicorette.

BEST PART:  Rocking chair scene.

BEST LINE:  I’m a parent. I don’t have the luxury of principles.

CROWNS:  5 out of 5

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