It's more like one or the other rather than both in the same scene, but it's not bad. Written by I love Eddie Murphy , I really do , but why oh why would he make a film where he spends most of his time playing a very bad game of charades. So sit back, relax, and read more about Eddy Murphy's newest film A Thousand Words. Many people can understand but they have the difficult to listen and speak English in the real situations. All Rights Reserved Disclaimer : Openloadmovies. Murphy surprised me with how serious a role he can play and I admit there were one or two times I nearly teared up. Kerry Washington who played Caroline great name Eddie Murphy's Jack McCall's wife was boring, even when her character was charged with spicing up the script.
Indians and Pakistanis and people who understand either Hindi or Urdu language can learn a lot from this video as it uses simple Hindi and Urdu to teach you English. Sinja Cliff Curtis , but the savvy doctor sees right through Jack. Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend. Can Jack figure out an alternative method of survival? You will know why after seeing it. After discovering that with each word he speaks, a leaf drops off of the tree, Jack refuses to speak at all, as doing so will keep the tree, and him, alive. Please like, share and comment this video tutorial lesson. I also found Kerry Washington appealing as his wife and Ruby Dee as his mother nicely playing someone who seems to live in the past since she keeps mistaking her son for her since-abandoned husband.
Sinja Cliff Curtis , but the savvy doctor sees right through Jack. After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. However, comedy is not the only thing this movie has to offer. Sinja Cliff Curtis for his own selfish purposes. From this point onward, the comedy style takes a different path and involves a combination of funny dialog, situational comedy, and of course some funny gestures that made me chuckle. Or will he simply have to live the rest of his life to the fullest? I really want to see Eddie Murphy come back to life on the big screen, but he keeps picking the same old dry scripts.
The way they presented the message is free game though, and quite well done. The nice balance of drama and comedy, on top of some good character development and clever use of props and the environment were very entertaining for me. Jack McCall, played by Eddie Murphy, finds an unusual tree in his yard after an encounter with a spiritual guru. With just a thousand leaves left, Jack must learn to curb his speech or he's a goner. One night, Josh and Beth hook up and make a videotape the same day that Josh plans to mail a video to Tiffany of him talking about college life.
Eddie Murphy is his funny usual self and the rest of the cast do a great job. But the last 8 minutes or so are just really well done. Sinja, the tree and Jack are connected; every time Jack says a word, a leaf falls from the tree. With just a thousand leaves left, Jack must learn to curb his speech or he's a goner. Granted this film is not perfect, there are definitely some unnecessary and quite stupid scenes, but this does not detract from the overall moral of the story which makes a powerful philosophical point - a point we must all contemplate.
You will find reviews here using thousands of words in order to flame this movie, clearly they didn't understand it. I do want to say something positive about the film. Well I won't leave you in suspense any longer. A Thousand Words 2012 A Thousand Words: Jack McCall, played by Eddie Murphy, finds an unusual tree in his yard after an encounter with a spiritual guru. In my opinion Eddy Murphy gave a partially brilliant performance. Or will he simply have to live the rest of his life to the fullest? With a limited number of words at his disposable, the writers did a nice job picking the right words at the right moment. His next target is New Age guru Dr.
Heck, at this point he might fare well to even do another stand-up comedy film. Josh and Tiffany have been together since they were kids. A must watch for all who are positive. And to be honest, I am not sure it was small screen worthy either. Yes, it's the same predictable Eddie Murphy movie you have seen in the past, but it's finally getting back to his comedic roots, while still providing some dynamic emotion that I haven't seen him do in a while.
For that matter I didn't like the comedy portion of this movie too much but I was deeply touched by the drama version. Instead of Murphy saying most of the funny lines though, his apprentice Aaron Clark Duke provided most of the zingers. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. What made me give this a 7 instead of a 6 is the ending. You might be wondering what I am going to give this film. However, the strong spiritual message this movie offers I think is worth a trip, but that's just me.
I think that the one saving grace in this film is the performance by Clark Duke Aaron Wiseberger , who surprisingly was the comic relief in this film. So I can't help but admit that I was a little skeptical when I saw A Thousand Words advertised on T. Duke manages to once again play the naive, immature teenager who knows how to say the wrong things, at the wrong time, in the most awkward way possible. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Production Co: Saturn Films, Paramount Pictures International, Work After Midnight Films Distributors: Paramount Pictures Keywords: , , , ,. There were countless times I laughed as he said one or two words at just the right moment to have me laughing. We do not host or upload any video, films, media files. After discovering that with each word he speaks, a leaf drops off of the tree, Jack refuses to speak at all, as doing so will keep the tree, and him, alive.
By the middle of the film, I could have walked out and still given this film a spot-on review. Improving your English vocabulary is the first step towards improving your English spoken and writing skills. And Clark Duke who plays his assistant also got plenty of laughs from me especially when he does his version of a street smart person. The predictability of this film was almost unbearable. Is it just me or does best picture always go to a film that no actually paid to see? As I said I didn't enjoy the comedy too much, it was some sort of best of Eddy Murphy but when you are willing to accept that this is actually a drama and understand the comedy part as the metaphor that it is you will love this movie and maybe pull something valuable out of the message. However, his work, marriage, and friendships are all affected by his choice. Can Jack figure out an alternative method of survival? Overall, A Thousand Words is a decent comedy, not the best or the crudest mind you, but still decent.