Blood Diamond

Name: Blood Diamond
Year: 2006
Rating: R
Running Time (minutes): 143
Description: A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer’s life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him.
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou and Jennifer Connelly
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

I just watched Blood Diamond, huh? Rather boring in the beginning, but as it progressed, I started liking it more and more, huh? Didn’t like the kid, though, huh? Ending was very sad, and even though I’m a supporter of ‘film score should illustrate location of the images’, I wish they would stop putting wailing female solos containing African lyrics during dramatic passages, huh? I don’t like those, huh? The score is mostly uneventful too, huh, but DiCaprio succeeds better in impersonating an African accent than a British one (Great Ghatsby), huh?


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