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"He was a somebody...until the army made him a nobody"
  • R
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 5.0  (2,074)

Guy X is a 2005 war comedy-drama film directed by Israeli filmmaker Saul Metzstein, based on a novel by John Griesemer. The lead roles are played by Jason Biggs, Natascha McElhone, and Jeremy Northam. The plotline revolves around Sergeant Larry Youngblood (Jason Biggs) who is assigned to Greenland during the 1970s. He is left behind by his fellow soldier and is soon met with a strange array of characters in the isolated U.S. Army base. The base is filled with highly unique individuals, including a pompous commander, a quirky psychologist, and an unorthodox bodybuilder, among others. The new environment shakes Youngblood out of his cocky demeanor and fosters an intense and life-changing experience as he uncovers the dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of the seemingly cordial establishment.

Youngblood is excited to have been assigned to the base, thinking he is going to be in the midst of platoon leadership opportunities. Upon his arrival, he finds that the base is ridiculously small and counts just a few men who are stationed there. Initially, the station appears somewhat dull and tedious; however, as each day progresses, the realization that something is not right in the area culminates in a highly charged and entertaining second half of the film.

The character's dialogue is remarkably sharp and witty, which gives off a sense of genuine character depth. The personalities are robust, and the overall development packed with punches and substance. The actors are incredibly well-coordinated, delivering highly realistic performances that convey the seriousness of the situation in the most natural way possible.

Natascha McElhone delivers a brilliant yet subtle performance as the quirky psychologist who begins an anxious and illicit love affair with Youngblood. Her mannerisms and expressions convey the depth of the character flawlessly. Jeremy Northam, as the domineering and foul-mouthed, charismatic Commander, is simply riding high on his role. His presence commands attention, and his aura exudes confidence and a sense of unease in the viewer.

The film's soundtrack compliments the storyline perfectly, adding a touch of adrenaline-pumping energy to the overall atmosphere of the scenes. The soundtrack also features catchy and upbeat tracks, reflecting the lively and exuberant personalities of some of the characters.

There are a lot of twists and turns throughout the story, with Youngblood being thrown into situations he couldn't have possibly prepared for. The mind-bending turn of events is what makes the second half of the film an exciting ride for the audience. A perfect blend of comedy, drama, and suspense, the movie's climax is an unforgettable and life-altering moment that leaves one asking for more.

Overall, Guy X is a brilliant piece of filmmaking that deserves high praise. The character development and screenplay are of superior quality, and the director has done an excellent job at delivering creative and unique shots. The film sticks with you long after you've watched it and is guaranteed to leave you satisfied.

Guy-X is a 2005 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.0.

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    5.0  (2,074)