Precious Bodily Fluids

A Sentence on The Good German

A work from Steven Soderbergh to put a spin on classical film noir, The Good German substitutes political intrigue and narrative ambiguity for compelling characters and a provocative or at least suggestive theme, exploiting underexposed film and a variation of voiceover narration in order to achieve a subtle but weak subversion of textbook gender role steretypes of this genre.

This entry was published on September 14, 2008 at 6:14 pm. It’s filed under 2000s Cinema, One-Sentence Reviews and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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