Nikolaj Zbikowski (Zibbs)Earth
Nikolaj's Recent Reviews
"What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered?"
"There was this king, and he ruled over his kingdom. And right in the middle of this kingdom there was a well, and that's where everybody drank. And one night, this witch came along, and she poisoned the well. And the next day, everybody drank from that it except the king. And they all went crazy. And they got together in the street and they said, we've got to get rid of the king, because the king is mad. And that night, he went down and he drank from the well. And the next day, all the people rejoiced, because their king had regained his reason."
"Serpico's the story of an unmitigated rebel, a guy who just wasn't gonna give in to anybody... so you've already got set up... the oxymoron of a rebel being a cop." - Sydney Lumet
"What's this for? Being an Honest Cop?... Or being stupid enough to get shot in the face?"
Nikolaj's Favorite Movies
"People are gonna hate this movie... but they're also going to love it." - Martin Scorsese Epic Gangster film depicting excessive bloodshed, drugs, and swearing. Filled with Action and Suspense, this film shows the Rise and Fall of the infamous Tony Montana in his vengeful quest for the American Dream. "The Capitalist Dream Gone Bizarre." - Brian DePalma First time viewers may be bored for the first half of the film, but the second half makes up for it. This is a film that grows on you, filled with many layers of plot and character. "All he said was, John, I want you to give me the most beautiful pictures, and I'm gonna put violence inside." - John A. Alonzo Toni Montana is a very 2-Dimensional character (as the cover suggests); he is a very dark, insensitive, angry, little "badguy," but at the same time, he has a hidden good side that only comes out when he's near those he loves most (whom, sadly, seem to be the ones who hurt him the most, inevitably fueling his darker side). "The fuse is always lit, it's just a question of when it goes off." - Andre Sogliuzzo I've noticed that the Rise and Fall of Scarface stems from two key-points in his life. Amazingly, both events consist of him just having a really, really shitty day. "We needed to find those odd things - those twists, those ironies - to give the character some intelligence." - Al Pacino I LOVE watching this movie, EVERY time I sit down to watch it again I always find something I didn't notice before and appreciate all the "In-Between" Mannerisms and Scenes of each character featured; something not found in most Hollywood-style films (i.e., "if it doesn't serve the plot, get rid of it"). "It's like a little ghetto Cinderella story." - Aisha Tyler "You don't have to conform to Society in order to 'make it'." - Mekhi Phifer "Scarface pressed a very specific button that, I don't think, any movie had ever fully captured, and it was that: "The little guy with Huge Ambitions would not be contained." - Andre Sogliuzzo
"Get outta the street ya fuckin' bum! Ya gave up on life, didn't ya!?" This film SHOULD be my favorite movie of all time; it's fucking flawless! Words simply cannot describe my sublime admiration for this work of art. A truly collaborative piece of ardor.