The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

DVD - 2017
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The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the twentieth century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.


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Sep 17, 2019

3.5* I like the story and actors good. I little dragged out at times but good.

Jun 01, 2019

I though it was a pretty good movie. Not my favorite. I thought it didn’t have to be 2 hours and 40 something minutes. It was very well acted. Spider-Man is in it😊 haha Tom Holland! He is great! As always!
Over all I gave this 4 star.
Warning: It’s sad!

Apr 12, 2019

If you like to see real time periods in the past, this is excellent. Well done on explorer 1905 to 1925, his life, attitudes, and society.

Mar 11, 2019

felt lacking but it wasn't "bad"

Mar 08, 2019

I recommend the book this is based on, by David Grann.

Jan 16, 2019

Okay, but I failed to see how this story was so remarkable a movie had to be made about it?? Unlike Hidden Figures, I didn't think to myself afterwards "I can't believe I've never heard of this guy before!"

Jan 04, 2019

I wanted to like this movie so much. It's a great story and I love the cast. However, the film suffers from poor editing. The film has a runtime of 141 minutes, and you feel every minute of the film. It is just SO long and dull.

Dec 03, 2018

One can see why a filmmaker would be taken by this tale and want to bring it to the screen. Perhaps David Lean could have done it; but James Gray, the director and writer of this attempt, definitely could not. The players are generally up to it, but they are saddled with dialogue that is a serial embarrassment. There are decent scenes, to be sure, but the whole is unconvincing, long and and tedious. Sole redeeming factor: we get to look at Sienna Miller's extraordinarily lovely face from time to time.

Nov 23, 2018

Was expecting better,

Oct 17, 2018

This type of movie deserves a wide audience for the simple fact that it is based on real events. So many scenes send your senses reeling for a multitude of reasons based on emotion. For me, one big juxtaposition is calling the old world (Europe) civilized in one scene and in the next they are at war killing with a gas. There are many lessons in this movie that I will watch again in time.

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