Thursday, May 31, 2012

Colin Farrell is Sorry That the Miami Vice Movie Was Horrible

The Miami Vice movie could've been as great and iconic as the series that preceded it. Instead it was met with decent, but not exactly enthusiastic reviews and managed to only get back about $65 million of its reported $125 million budget at American box offices.

But if you thought it sucked, you're not alone. The film's star Colin Farrell, who stepped into the Don Johnson-role, didn't much care for it.

"Miami Vice? I didn't like it so much - I thought it was style over substance and I accept a good bit of the responsibility," Farrell
told British film mag Total Film.
"It was never going to be Lethal Weapon, but I think we missed an opportunity to have a friendship that also had some elements of fun."

Maybe you could chalk Farrell's remarks up to the fact his career hasn't been quite the same since.

Vice was the last big, Hollywood blockbuster he carried. He's done respected work in smaller films, sure, but he's fallen off the A-List. Of course, maybe the drug problems and sex tape had more to do with that than the box office disappointment of Crocket and Tubbs.

I personally did not care for the movie, and as you all are fully aware, I was a huge fan of the television show. This movie was very hard to follow and rather boring. Maybe next time Michael Mann!      Mac

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