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V for Vendetta movie review 2005 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Film critic : Matt Willey : Movie Reviews Dvd and Blu-ray Reviews   

V for Vendetta 2005 fantasy-thriller film

The story is very complex but I try to explain a little, its 2038 in England  and the story starts as Evey Hammond (Natalie Portman) and  V (Hugo Weaving) getting ready for a night out as the watch the state-run British Television Network (BTN) as it spits untruth. The country was divided over the loss of freedom until a bioterrorist attack occurred; killing about 80,000 people and the new regime has taken full control now. Evey is then out after curfew and stopped by finger men the local futuristic corrupt police and rescued by V masked vigilante, who takes her to a rooftop to watch him blow up Old Bailey and uses fireworks for extra effect as Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture plays throughout the entire cities public announcement system. She then helps v escape the next day as by chance works at the BTN and he takes over the television station to broadcast his message of rebellion to the masses. Evey is an orphan and her parents were killed by the government so she has her doubts and she then spends time in his underground hideout full of priceless art he has saved from destruction.

V for Vendetta is a 2005 fantasy-thriller film new

This is a great film based on a comic book by DC Comics and made by the Wachowski brothers who did the Matrix trilogy. This movie is one of my all time favorites; it’s got a dark plot and some great acting. The whole premise of a future ran by a dictator who has complete control of the media and the streets, is not that much of a stretch of the imagination.  The fact that Natalie Portman took the role and does such a good job in this movie is what makes it so great ,both Hugo Weaving and john Hurt are both also very good in their roles its just a class act. The sets and the feel is also very well done as well as the direction of James McTeigue and the Cinematography of Adrian Biddle again first rate. This is a classic and looked really good on Blu-ray, with shaper colors and film like details that make it worth watching again. Not everyone got this movie and the story was a little much for mass media, but it will have its place as time goes on and hopefully we don’t end up this happening for real.


V for Vendetta is a 2005 fantasy-thriller film


Directed by James McTeigue
Produced by Joel Silver, Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, Grant Hill
Written by     Screenplay: Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski,
Comic book: Alan Moore, (uncredited), David Lloyd
Starring :: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, John Hurt
Music by     Original: Dario Marianelli
Non-original: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ludwig van Beethoven
Cinematography Adrian Biddle
Editing by Martin Walsh
Studio::  Virtual Studios, Silver Pictures, Vertigo/DC Comics
Distributed by  Warner Bros.


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