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Almost Blue

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Almost Blue

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Lynette Walden, Michael Madsen, Garrett Morris
director:
Keoni Waxman
author:
69872
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D

This film, Almost Blue, about a sax player (Madsen) on a boozing and self-pitying binge after his wife’s death is so slow moving it almost seems to slur its words. The jazz music of Nelson Hinds almost makes it bearable, but the very idea of a good woman (Walden) saving him from himself is so old hat it’s painful. What with the cigarette-smoking, glass-clinking, and sulky moods, it’s a giant cliché masquerading as a movie. D

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