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Roland John-Leopoldie as Student. That being said, the film as a whole does not live up its exciting premise. This drudgery is reflected in the visuals. It’s certainly not the first film that’s drawn the ire of the Catholic Church, and based upon said church’s ridiculous response, it won’t be the last. Harry Taylor as British Police Captain. Paul Bettany as Silas. While The DaVinci Code is the definition of a film that you either choose to buy into or you will probably hate it, I still find that its intentions are in the right place and holds onto its audience from beginning to end.

Already have an account? Only took me 3 years to finally get around to seeing this movie. Matthew Butler as Westminster Cop. Peter Pedrero as Silas’s Father. Alfred Molina as Bishop Aringarosa. While there is a lot of terminology to deal with, and therefore some exposition can be justified, having actors do nothing but explain the plot does not make for compelling drama.

Agathe Natanson as Ritual Priestess. But whatever the appeal of its source material, The Da Vinci Code is a total clunker.

At Home With Amy Sedaris. PG for disturbing images, violence, some nudity, thematic material, brief drug references and sexual content. The claims of Dan Brown’s book have been comprehensively dispelled by numerous authors and documentary filmmakers, with even sections of the church pointing out inconsistences and misappropriations in his work.

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That being said, the film as a whole does not live up its exciting premise. While the arguments being put before us are still complete hokum, it’s watchable hokum and it actually feels like the plot is going somewhere. Daniel Mumby Super Reviewer. More Top Movies Trailers. This is the one part of the film where Howard allows his actors to unspool freely and relax into the sillier aspects of the plot.


Daisy Doidge-Hill as Sophie at ginci Years. The one genuinely enjoyable scene in the film comes when Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou drop by the house of a grail expert, played by Ian McKellen.

Tom Hanks recbox Dr. Vincu exposition is actually the best and most valuable part of the film. While its initial premise was promising and its first ten minutes forbidding, the film quickly descended into a quagmire of plot holes and poor special effects, culminating in a totally botched ending. There is no evidence at all that Jesus had a physical bloodline, or for a physical relationship with Mary Magdalene, or for the existence of a Holy Grail, whether physical or conceptual.

You taught me that. Aewia Huillet as Student. Sam Mancuso as Pope. The Kids Are Alright.

When it comes to mysteries, it really does boil down to how interesting your film is. I Am the Night. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. I am a ghost. Sadly, there are moments when these aspects tarnish themselves by focussing too much on the surreal, quickly making this film feel a little less believable than it should be. When a book becomes a bestseller, being widely advertised and talked about everywhere, the pressure is often on to make the film quickly, before the hype begins to fade and chances of a big opening weekend are dashed.

Do the Oscars Need a Host? What’s wrong with The Da Vinci Code can be summed up in one word: Etienne Chicot as Lt. Only Ian McKellen gets the room he needs to express himself, and we miss him whenever he’s not on screen.

Log in with Facebook. That being said, although I think The DaVinci Code tries very hard to be intriguing, it definitely is not without its major flaws. Slightly disappointed by this adaptation.

The curator has been murdered at the Louvre in Paris. The first and biggest problem with The Da Vinci Code is that it treats its audience like idiots. Without getting into spoilers, there is a build-up as to who or what something is and if it even still exists. Movie Info The murder of a curator at the Louvre reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected since the days of Christ. Instead, the expository tone and grave delivery of the actors robs us rwdbox any thrills and reduces the whole thing down to a drudging lecture.


The Da Vinci Code This is an overly religious film and although some may admire its acts, most of those who are not of the Catholic religion may just find it pretentious or uninteresting.

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The Movie — with little in the way of whimsy, star chemistry or excitement to enliven the dour plod. Serretta Vincj as American Woman.

The performances in The Da Vinci Code are bafflingly below-par. Jun 22, Full Review…. I did admire some of the clever inclusions of the Catholic religion in order to make certain scenes more interesting, but when your entire film relies on codf reveal that requires its audience to have certain beliefs, the film will definitely not please all audiences, and that aspect still remains to this day.

Lionel Guy-Bremond as Officer Ledoux. An all star cast kept the film going and Dw Howard as always gave me a solid show. What seems credible on page is ludicrous in action. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified.