“Ooooo, look at all the pretty colours!” This, we highly suspect here at Spoiler Filled HQ, is how most people ended up watching this week’s film, the live-action adaptation of Dick Tracy from 1990. But perhaps we are soon to discover the hideous nature of the beast laying below. In this discussion, we discuss such things as: how there is such a distinguished cast in such a questionable movie, Madonna’s gangster voice, neon noir and all those god-damned melty faces.
Dir: Warren Beatty
Wri: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr, Chester Gould (Comic)
Edi: Richard Marks
Cine: Vittorio Storaro
Mus: Danny Elfman
Production: Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners, Mulholland Productions
Cast: Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headley, Charlie Korsmo, Dustin Hoffman, William Forsyth, Paul Sorvino, James Caan, Dick Van Dyke.
[Ep. 170, Rec, 07/2017]