BEST OSCAR BAIT OF 2016 AWARD
Allied was great, like a modern day Casablanca, giving us a real life, in color with special effects look at what life as a spy during WWII was like. The film has its ups and downs…it wouldn’t surprise me if one of the actors/actresses or the director gets an Oscar. The film will probably be nominated but I’m not sure it will win as it will face stiff competition.
You must remember this, a yeti I did kiss…but it was against my will!
But I won’t bore you with the behind the scenes hullabaloo of being a Yeti hostage.
France! Morocco! Ooo la la! BQB here with a review of Hollywood’s first Oscar bait movie of the season, Allied.
OBLIGATORY SPOILER WARNING.
In early 1940s French Morocco, Canadian spy Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) meets French lady spy Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard). The duo become immersed in a whirlwind romance as they hunt Nazis together and bone in a gratuitous manner.
Alas, when they marry and head off to England, Max’s superiors begin to suspect Marianne of pulling double-duty as a spy for the Nazis. Thus, Max is charged with the unenviable task of sniffing out the truth.
Fans of the Golden Age of Hollywood will be very impressed with this film. With the French Morocco scenes, its almost as if we are…
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