no coincidences no coincidences no surprises

Hoyt 2022-04-19 09:01:15

We've seen so many movies that it's hard for even the smartest directors and screenwriters to come up with unexpected stories. My personal experience is that we often guess the ending at the beginning, and guess the villain when the main characters have just appeared, so that in many movies, we no longer watch the plot and go directly to the stunts.

"The Killer Is Not Too Cold" has made a little innovation in breaking through the nest. As a "killer" film, there are not many scenes depicting the superb martial arts of the killers, and this is an impossible trump card to attract audiences in ordinary movies.
Still, the film is captivating, and from the very beginning, Colin Farrell's bewildered, sad and desperate expression draws you into his backstory. The different interests of the two killers, the old and the young, in the medieval architecture of Bruges add extra tension and connotation to the film. So far, it seems that it is all the debates and discussions about Bruges itself that the young artists or tourists are keen on. The gloomy atmosphere and medieval architecture allow you to understand the beauty and depression of Bruges at the same time.

As the story unfolds, the final conflict finally comes. The old killer was ordered to kill the young killer because the young killer had mistakenly killed a child, but the old killer was reluctant to accept the order because he could see the young killer's heart Having hated this for life, is he going to fight the boss, or kill the young killer who made a mistake?
The most tangled storyline is always like this, you can't tell who is the good guy and who is the bad guy, all three have a sense of justice (although they are killers), maybe it is this paradox of the thief and the truth itself in the end. always lead to tragedy.
In a situation like this, the sympathetic Colin Farrell would obviously be on the positive side of the majority, although there is little justice for him to shoot a child. And the killer boss, who was bent on working by principle to kill the killer who made the unforgivable mistake, could easily be seen simply as the villain.

The story culminates in the suicide of the killer boss, who is chasing down Colin Farrell when a bullet goes through Farrell's body and blows a dwarf's head off. Without hesitation, he swallowed a gun and committed suicide in accordance with the principle that he could not kill children.

All three killers are dead. Makes people feel lost and thoughtful.

The many coincidences of dark humor allow us to make countless subversive hypotheses about the development of the film's plot, and if Pharrell hadn't hit the Canadian, he'd just gone by train. . . If he hadn't chatted with the little dwarf, the little dwarf wouldn't have come to help him and he wouldn't have been headshot. . .

There is no book without coincidence, and there is no movie without coincidence. However, the coincidences of some movies are the kind of coincidences where the mountains and rivers have nowhere to go, and there are still dark flowers and bright flowers. It seems that the director has to make special coincidences in order to continue the plot. And this movie tells a lot of bland stories, and it is these bland things that have developed along the way and become very strange results.

Is there any coincidence? Can accidental mistakes be undone? As the movie wraps up, we still don't have an answer.

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Extended Reading
  • Elissa 2022-03-24 09:01:13

    Strong British black humor

  • Kamille 2022-04-23 07:01:11

    This is a film about principles, friendship and love.

In Bruges quotes

  • Ray: A lot of midgets tend to kill themselves. A disproportionate amount, actually. Hervé Villechaize off of Fantasy Island. I think somebody from the Time Bandits did. I suppose they must get really sad about like... being really little and that... people looking at them, laughing at them, calling them names. You know, "short arse". There's another famous midget. I miss him but I can't remember. It's not the R2D2 man; no, he's still going. I hope your midget doesn't kill himself. Your dream sequence will be fucked.

    Chloë: He doesn't like being called a midget. He prefers dwarf.

    Ray: This is exactly my point! People going around calling you a midget when you want to be called a dwarf. Of course you're going to blow your head off.

  • Ken: You from the States?

    Jimmy: Yeah. But don't hold it against me.

    Ken: I'll try not to... Just try not to say anything too loud or crass.