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This Blood Diamond review is a girl’s best friend

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Plot

There are a lot of similarities between The Impossible and this movie (a man separated from his family during a crisis does everything he can to get them back, etc.). But where that one did everything wrong, this one got it all right.

Characters

Wow. Djimon Hounsou is really good here. Plus, I’m not allowed to give less than a 3 when Jennifer Connelly is involved, or some of you guys will beat me up.

Visuals

With all the explosions and gunfire going on, it would be easy to shake the camera all over the place, but they didn’t.

Product Placement

A few diamond companies were mentioned or referred to indirectly, but there aren’t but a few of them anyway, so it doesn’t matter.

Rewatchability

I was already against the underhanded operations of the diamond industry, but now I have a movie to help back me up.

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12 comments on “This Blood Diamond review is a girl’s best friend

  1. Cool review yo, I am embarrassed to say that I have yet to see this film after all these years. I really need to check it out at some point.

  2. Ok I guess that means I need to watch this movie…thanks.

  3. Leo’s the man in this. End of story. Good review.

  4. Stunning film, great review man. I still think The Impossible was good though.

  5. Awesome movie. Love your review style, short sweet and to the point covering all bases

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