Reviews and Problems with Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call - New Orleans
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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
11 October 2010
Conclusion: I can only begin to imagine what New Orleans must have looked like after Hurricane Katrina hit and its evacuated residents started heading back to their abandoned homes. It must have been an incredibly depressing place. A lot of people probably gave up once they got there.
Excerpt: Nicolas Cage plays a rogue detective who is as devoted to his job as he is at scoring drugs - while playing fast and loose with the law. He wields his badge as often as he wields his gun in order to get his way.
Conclusion: Cage is brilliant, Herzog is masterful. That's all that needs to be said. 'Bad Lieutenant' is a journey into drug induced madness that you won't soon forget. The video is, overall, satisfying and the sound presentation is better than one might expect.
Conclusion: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans is similar to riding a roller coaster without safety straps. Something in the back of your head says you shouldn't be enjoying the trip, and recommends praying for it to end as soon as possible; yet every time the cart dips or somersaults you can't help but...
In Theaters: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
6 March 2010
Excerpt: Somewhere in the middle of Werner Herzog's Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans , police lieutenant Terence McDonagh (Nicolas Cage) bets on New Orleans and loses big. Cage, looking like he wandered off the set of The Shield and humped all the way to Louisiana in a bad suit and a mescaline haze,...
Excerpt: Bad Lieutenant contains many wonderful things, not the least of which is Nic Cage giving his first great performance in at least half a decade. It also contains the year’s best line of dialogue and maybe also the year’s best ending, one which pulls no punches and doesn’t seem to give a fuck whether...