Author: mglossop

Rampart

Rosco and Mikey Review: Rampart

“If you just want some good Woody Harrelson entertainment”

In this episode Rosco and Mikey discuss the 2011 Oren Moverman film ‘Rampart’ starring Woody Harrelson. Whilst Rosco and Mikey disagree about basic elements of setting and plot, we gather that Rampart was set in the 90s during the “Rampart scandal”. Woody plays Dave Brown, an LAPD bad copper dude dealing with some unpleasantness at home and a series of poor professional decisions. The film features a sex scene, making it a worthwhile watch.

Rosco, like Dave Brown, is a worn down man, and Woody succeeds in taking him on a journey through the world of LA policing. Mikey, on the other hand, isn’t so sure.

Chicago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqJDfKZ5zh8

Black Snake Moan

Rosco and Mikey Review: Black Snake Moan

“Soft core porn”

Here we have Rosco and Mikey discussing the 2006 film, Black Snake Moan, directed by Craig Brewer. We won’t bother describing the plot as Rosco has actually watched this film, and helpfully summarises the excrutiating minutia of every frame. Rosco and Mikey agree that this film is entertaining, but relatively unbelievable.

Come for Samuel L Jackson’s performance, stay for Christina Ricci’s nudity.

 

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