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06-01-2005, 04:08 PM
Make some electrifying sex, oh yeah

I wouldn't have thought so.

The film is slated to open next April 23.

my birthday =D

06-01-2005, 07:31 PM
acliff has right, Domino is based on the true story of Domino Harvey
It depends on how you interpret "based", but I stand by my comment.
The characters are based on real people. The story is fictional.

Tony Scott, who ought to know, said this:

"The story is manufactured, but every character is a real person," says Scott, who describes Domino as a darkly funny mix of The Royal Tenenbaums, Taxi Driver and his own True Romance.

source (http://www.usatoday.com/life/2004-11-11-coming-attractions_x.htm)

08-01-2005, 03:08 AM
my birthday =D

a nice birthday present if you ask me :) :)

25-02-2005, 11:24 PM
North American release now looks set for August 12th. The NewLine web site (the distributors) has this date, and IMDb has been updated to say the same.

Here's the artwork from the NewLine site:


If they use this it'll be the first time Keira's name on its own will sell one of her movies, but it's a completely different design to the one seen in the clip I posted a few days back:


27-02-2005, 01:18 PM
I have to agree with Narg I think this Domino is going to shock a few people.

13-03-2005, 05:11 PM
Pictures from the movie have appeared in a post (http://www.comingsoon.net/forums/showpost.php?p=1747143&postcount=8) on the Coming Soon messageboards. They appear to be from the trailer - or at least "a" trailer.

The message board post only includes eight images, but many more can be gotten at by going directly to the imagebucket URLs of the poster. There are almost 100 images from
with ten or so missing along the way.

A couple of samples:

14-03-2005, 07:37 PM
Thansk for those. Very interesting. Some of the images containing text captions certainly point to it being an early trailer. I've made a page of Keira's captures, as small as they are:



15-03-2005, 12:15 AM
I'm looking forward to this movie.
Guns+Keira= greatness.

15-03-2005, 01:44 AM
Richard-Kelly.net has sourced the captures to a promo reel of rough cuts made by producer Samuel Hadida to secure international rights for the movie.

An official trailer is due April 1st. Release is still pencilled in for August 12th.


15-03-2005, 03:41 AM
Yeah, this looks like a very interesting movie. can't wait to see it!

28-03-2005, 01:26 PM
Is this a new picture?

28-03-2005, 01:58 PM
^Looks like it.
Unless someone's already seen it(I haven't)

29-03-2005, 01:15 AM

Here's the link to the first theatrical trailer.

I wasn't really expecting this movie to have any sort of comedy in it-just a good shooting movie with Keira and a decent supporting cast. The trailer isn't really that good, but don't take my... just watch the damn thing.

Double post, woohoo.

29-03-2005, 08:31 AM
The trailer wasn´t all that good but I think that the movie at least won´t suck.

01-04-2005, 12:55 AM
Meh. This movie looks very bland. Is the real Domino even British? Not that it matters, since this isn't exactly a true-to-life depiction.

I dunno, it just doesn't look like anything but a run-of-the-mill action flick to me. Please do something decent again, Keira. I have high hopes for P&P.

01-04-2005, 03:20 AM
Meh. This movie looks very bland. Is the real Domino even British? Not that it matters, since this isn't exactly a true-to-life depiction.

I dunno, it just doesn't look like anything but a run-of-the-mill action flick to me. Please do something decent again, Keira. I have high hopes for P&P.
Yes, the real Domino is British. Keira has stated in interviews that she she was surprised to hear her speaking with an English accent although she had lived in the US since she was 8.

And although the trailer doesn't give away any of the plot, I think it's quite safe to assume that this won't be a run-of-the-mill action movie, but more of a dark action-comedy.
It's written by Richard Kelly and featuring Jerry Springer, actors from 90210 playing themselves and appearances from people like Tom Waits and Ron Jeremy. Doesn't sound run-of-the-mill to me :)

01-04-2005, 12:47 PM
Stylish. Over the top. They mention it's "sort of" based on a true story...twice. I'll go see it.
I am more intrigued by the remake of The Bad News Bears. Richard Linklater is directing it, so it won't suck.

01-04-2005, 10:11 PM
The fact that Tony Scott is attached is a huge thing for me. If this movie sucks like her last few have then I'm giving up. The trailer made it look half-way decent, so here's hoping.

02-04-2005, 04:31 AM
I liked it when Keira was shooting 2 machine guns at once. Very sexy.

02-04-2005, 04:41 AM
I really thought the trailer looked hilariously bad. Like, so bad they must have been trying to make it that bad. Because...it looked bad enough that the only way to interpret it as good would be if they were making fun of themselves.

Here's hoping that's the case because otherwise...that's just so sad.

02-04-2005, 05:12 AM
I really thought the trailer looked hilariously bad.

Haha, I'm glad I'm not alone here. Watching it the second time around, I think it looks pretty godawful. But, on the other hand, who doesn't love a good bit of cheese now and then?

For what it's worth, you tireless Keira-can-do-no-wrong'ers ... I hope I'm wrong.

02-04-2005, 07:04 AM
Looked fine to me, typical Tony Scott stuff.

BTW, Richard Kelly can do no wrong. Just a fact of life, accept it. Plus Christopher Walken instantly makes it a must-see.

02-04-2005, 01:44 PM
^ Yeah, I really enjoy Christopher Walken's movies, although I'm a bit behind on watching movies with him in them(last C.W. movie I saw was the Rundown-very funny).

I still have high hopes for this flick.

02-04-2005, 08:21 PM
Chris Walken is, without a doubt, one of the greatest actors of our time. Now, if only having him in a movie meant instant gold. In fact, these days, I'm finding that statement to be less and less true ...

Let's see. Envy? Blast From the Past? The Stepford Wives? Kangaroo Jack? The Affair of the Necklace? Excess Baggage? Mousehunt? Suicide Kings? Joe Dirt? America's Sweethearts? The Country Bears? GIGLI? Anyone? Anyone? :p

But, like I said: I hope Tony, Richard, Keira, and all the rest of 'em prove me wrong.

02-04-2005, 10:41 PM
Tony Scott kind of has that unique style anyways. I've heard a lot of people who didn't like "Man on Fire" because of his directing style. I really think that that movie worked mostly because of the script.

With Tony Scott on board, as well as a few of the strong actors it has, I definitely think it all depends on the script. That's where it all starts anyways. I'll try to find it.

03-04-2005, 02:06 PM
The websites up but there's nothing much on it only the trailer.

Domino Website (http://www.dominomovie.com/)

04-04-2005, 02:53 PM
I definitely think it all depends on the script. That's where it all starts anyways.
I'd agree that it's probably the script that will "make or break" this one.

Now, I really liked Donnie Darko so imo the guy has proven that he is capable of writing a good script. But he hasn't got anything else out yet so we don't know if he can do so consistently.

Harry Knowles (from AICN) has been raving about the Domino script for a long time. That's a good sign although the guy does tend to get over excited so I'll take his gushing with a pinch of salt.

Then there's the "non-vested guy" who told Jeffrey Wells that Domino was "one of the best scripts to come out of Hollywood in years." And that "it's the best material Tony Scott has ever had ... It's thoroughly crazy, unpredictable, funny, and clever. Just as out there and trippy as Donnie Darko, but a lot of shit blows up."
Sounds good coming from a reportedly neutral guy who Jeffrey Wells trusts enough quote on his website.
Still, it is only some anonymous guy who's sent an email. He coud have a hidden agenda or he could just have lousy taste.

I'm hopeful, though.

15-04-2005, 12:02 PM
First review, from a test screening last night:


17-04-2005, 05:37 AM
He didn't give a numerical score/4-stars/percentage, so I'm taking that with a grain of salt.

11-05-2005, 12:04 PM
The official site is not yet up, but can be found here:


12-05-2005, 08:18 PM
The movie is probably going to be really bad. I'll still go see it. After all, I saw Kingdom of Heaven. (Haha...Orlando humour...He can't act worth a bean but the boy is gorgeous....) So, bad or not, I'll see it anyway. I can stand to see a bad film once and again.

Then again, like I always say, better wait and see. By some stroke of luck, maybe it's *gasp* good.


13-05-2005, 10:41 AM
I think the new-ish trailer that's on the website looks heaps better than the rough cut did. I'm actually thinking it might be good now. I like the nose job bit.

Domino: "Have you had a nose job?" "No." Domino: *elbow in face*

Heh, now you have. Nice one.

19-05-2005, 08:48 AM
How's this for publicity of Keira's next movie ? :)
New Line must be rubbing their hands with glee.

By Vanessa Allen
THE bounty hunter who inspired Keira Knightley's new movie was in jail yesterday over alleged links to a drug bust.

English-born ex-model Domino Harvey was held after FBI agents seized amphetamines worth more than £1million.

Her life story has been turned into a £30million movie, Domino, starring Knightley, 20, and scheduled for a summer release.

Harvey, 35, who quit modelling and acting to hunt criminals in Los Angeles, is in jail alongside hardened crooks.

She was charged this month with conspiracy to distribute drugs, possession, trafficking and racketeering. She may be sent to Mississippi for trial.

Harvey is the daughter of actor Laurence Harvey and 60s cover girl Paulene Stone. Knightley met Domino while preparing to play her and said: "She's amazing. Just incredible."

The US Attorney's office in Los Angeles said: "Domino Harvey has been criminally charged."

Harvey has not yet entered a plea.



22-05-2005, 01:28 PM
It looks like North America won't see Domino till November 4th. IMDb, BoxOfficeMojo.com and the film's distributor's web site New Line all list the new date (I wouldn't trust IMDb on its own but the latter two reliable sources would apparently confirm it). There was talk that August would be too 'crowded' to be noticed adequately, so a quieter pre-Christmas slot seems to have now been decided on.

UK release is still listed as August 19th. It'll make a change for us to get a movie before the US ! :)


22-05-2005, 01:45 PM
What a pity. I was looking forward to seeing this!

23-05-2005, 04:02 AM
I thought the intro with Keira screaming and the gun action was a bit too intense, but I guess they really want to establish how badass she is.

She's got a certain glare too her in this movie, I think she'll pull off the bounty hunter role quite well. I just hope the movie doesn't stumble into Jolie-Tomb Raider type cheesyness

23-05-2005, 06:02 PM
while u us peeps only have to wait till november or so, i've checked my cinema's release dates and it has no domino in it... the list btw, ends somewhere in 2006... which means i can wait more than a year probably.... :(

23-05-2005, 06:42 PM

still lists august for both

23-05-2005, 06:51 PM
while u us peeps only have to wait till november or so, i've checked my cinema's release dates and it has no domino in it... the list btw, ends somewhere in 2006... which means i can wait more than a year probably.... :(

You may be right about 2006 for Belgium as the French distribution company (Metropolitan FilmExport) have it in their diary for a 2006 French release.

The Zreview site still lists the original US date August 12th - this was moved to the 19th before November was even mentioned.

I've had an email today from someone who lives near where scenes were shot last year and had a walk-on part in the movie and he says they are moving equipment back in to the area and generally getting ready to shoot again, so the postponement sounds like it's due to reshoots.


23-05-2005, 07:02 PM
thanks paul, knowledgeable as ever.

(where do you get all this info from?)

23-05-2005, 07:25 PM
just sign yourself up for a lot of newzsites :P or use the Force :D

23-05-2005, 07:31 PM
:p ...i am signed up to may... i was wondering if there was a realy good one i had missed... anyway, lets stop taking this thread off topic!

26-05-2005, 09:29 AM
Maybe this has been asked before... but does Macy Gray have a role (small but still) in Domino?

Meanwhile, Gray isn't turning her back on her acting career - the TRAINING DAY star will play a stripper/burglar in KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's new action movie DOMINO and a Madam in OUTKAST's untitled new movie musical.

26-05-2005, 09:46 AM
According to the press this week which refers to her new clothing range, she is still in Domino as a rapper/stripper/burglar. She's also on the soundtrack:


30-06-2005, 11:55 AM
Today's Variety has announced that not only will Domino's ending NOT be changed in the light of this week's tragedy, but that New Line have moved it back to an August release so that Keira is available to promote it while the Pirates filming is taking a break.


30-06-2005, 06:11 PM
from www.knightley-infos.com

01-07-2005, 06:16 PM
Domino is still standing.

After initially deciding to postpone the picture, New Line Cinema and filmmaker Tony Scott have now opted to stick with the original August release date for the thriller Domino, about a model turned bounty hunter, following the sudden death of the woman who served as the movie's inspiration.

Domino Harvey, the 35-year-old daughter of the late British actor Laurence Harvey, was found dead Monday in the bathtub of her West Hollywood apartment. An autopsy failed to determine cause of death, though initial reports indicate it may have been the result of a drug overdose; toxicology tests are pending, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.

Harvey was busted last month in a drug-trafficking sting in Mississippi and was under house arrest awaiting trial.

"Domino never failed to surprise or inspire me over the last 12 years," said Scott in a statement. "She was a free spirit like no other I have ever known."

Harvey gave up her glamourous life as a catwalker to become a bounty hunter tracking down fugitives for a Los Angeles bail bond agency.

After getting word of her death, the studio and Scott decided to delay the film, which stars Keira Knightley in the title role, from its Aug. 19 debut to November, according to Daily Variety. But, after thinking about it for a few days, they decided to reconsider the move.

New Line was hesitant to unspool the flick in the fall around the same time another Knightley picture, Pride and Prejudice, is due in theaters. And August was the only time the 22-year-old British actress would be available for publicity in between filming on the two Pirates of the Caribbean sequels.

Shooting on Domino began last fall under the direction of Scott, the veteran action filmmaker best known for such high-octane fare as Top Gun, True Romance, Crimson Tide and Enemy of the State.

The film, which costars Christopher Walken, Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Lucy Liu, Mena Suvari and Macy Gray, is loosely inspired by Harvey's extraordinary life. In addition to being a Ford model, she was also a nightclub operator and a firefighter. Her father was a critically hailed actor who starred opposite Frank Sinatra in the original The Manchurian Candidate, and her mother was Vogue model Pauline Stone.

While providing great fodder for Hollywood, Harvey's boundary-pushing lifestyle also proved troublesome for filmmakers. After her arrest last month, Scott reportedly shot additional scenes to incorporate into the final cut.

However, New Line and Scott say there are no plans to alter the ending to reflect Harvey's death.


09-07-2005, 06:58 PM
According to Box Office Mojo, Domino has been pushed back to October 15. Have you ever seen a movie's release get moved around this much? What's going on?

10-07-2005, 04:57 AM
According to Box Office Mojo, Domino has been pushed back to October 15. Have you ever seen a movie's release get moved around this much? What's going on?

Actually, Collateral Damage and Mindhunters come to mind...

12-07-2005, 05:36 AM
well when the inspiration for the movie faces criminal charges and subsequently drowns while bathing....

and yet, i'm still very unexcited about this movie.

12-07-2005, 11:51 AM
The official site now says October 14th for North American release.
That's a new one. We've had November and August, they want to avoid the P&P buzz in September, so now it's October. :icon_conf


14-07-2005, 01:59 PM
Yep, it was confirmed yesterday that it was pushed back for two reasons. One, as a sign of respect do the real Domino Harvey, and for the director to have a little more time finishing off the film.

15-07-2005, 09:48 PM
More Domino Harvey pics:

http://www.keiraweb.com/domrj1.jpg http://www.keiraweb.com/domrj2.jpg
http://www.keiraweb.com/domrj3.jpg http://www.keiraweb.com/domrj4.jpg

Taken from this video clip:


04-08-2005, 12:09 PM
The official site is now live


10-08-2005, 07:21 PM
Some more pictures from the movie

11-08-2005, 03:17 PM
that movie looks weird. I can't see keira as a bounty hunter.

11-08-2005, 04:32 PM
I think she's been miscast again (like she was in The Jacket). The movie looks incredibly tacky and unoriginal.

11-08-2005, 05:39 PM
New extended trailer now up at Yahoo:

Based on the premise of 'first impressions last' it's vital that teaser trailers grab you, which the first Domino one didn't for most people. This one's better.


29-09-2005, 07:20 PM
Great new behind-the-scenes feature from Moviefone, with interviews and footage of Domino herself.


01-10-2005, 05:16 AM
I think she's been miscast again (like she was in The Jacket). The movie looks incredibly tacky and unoriginal.
I don't think she's been miscast. I think it's great she's been given such diverse roles lately.

02-10-2005, 07:31 PM
more pics for y'all


02-10-2005, 08:17 PM
Excellent site and fantastic pics thanks. I saw a billboard poster for Domino today whilst driving home through town. I told my partner I want to go down there in the night and peel it off!!

04-10-2005, 01:57 AM
ooh, exclusive film clip from filmforce (ign.com)


edit: and a review

08-10-2005, 05:41 PM
IF you are born into the British high life, specifically to the actor Laurence Harvey and Pauline Stone, a Vogue model, and wend your way through life so that you end up chasing drug dealers, murderers and thieves through the streets of South Central Los Angeles as a bounty hunter, chances are good that someone will eventually hear your story and think it's a movie.

In 1993 that is what happened when Tony Scott, the director of "Top Gun" and "Crimson Tide," read a profile of Domino Harvey, who was 23 at the time, in The Daily Mail of London. "I tracked Domino down in Hollywood, where she was modeling and bounty hunting," Mr. Scott said over the phone from his Los Angeles office late last month. "Domino lived in an apartment above the garage because she wasn't allowed in her mother's house with all her guns. We'd sit up in her apartment with the Soldier of Fortune magazines and AK-47's scattered around the room, and then I'd go and have tea with Mum and the Jack Russells and the Francis Bacons on the wall."

On Friday, when "Domino," starring Keira Knightley, arrives in theaters, audiences will get a glimpse of the complex, contradictory life of Ms. Harvey. But the movie's subject, who was eagerly awaiting the release, will not. She was found dead in her bathtub on June 27. She died after suffering a heart attack and had toxic levels of fentanyl, a painkiller, in her blood, said Stephen Bernard, her lawyer, citing a coroner's report. "Domino," which focuses almost exclusively on Ms. Harvey's exploits as a bounty hunter, does not dwell on the darkest part of her life: a 15-year struggle with drug addiction. What it does capture, her friends and family say, is the essence of someone who was so fascinated with danger that she organized her life around it, becoming one of the few female bounty hunters in the country and helping to capture 50 fugitives, often in life-threatening circumstances.

"She was about extremes," said Annabelle Nielson, one of Ms. Harvey's oldest friends from England. "Her extremes were guns, knives, arresting people. She lived an incredible life."

Ms. Harvey grew up in London with her parents and her half-sister, Sophie (from her mother's previous marriage), who was five years older. Her parents were celebrities at the time - her father starred in the original version of "The Manchurian Candidate," "Butterfield 8" and "Darling" - and the home was filled with fashion models and movie stars.

When she was 4, Ms. Harvey's life was turned upside down when her father died of cancer. "Domino was very angry after her father died," said her mother, Ms. Stone, who spoke about her daughter over the phone from London, where she has lived since 1999 after 21 years in Los Angeles. "She refused to watch any of his movies. And she never asked me anything about him."

Ms. Stone moved her small family to Belgravia, an aristocratic London neighborhood, where Ms. Harvey chafed at the restrictions of school, something she would experience until dropping out as a teenager to become a model.

"She was a beautiful girl with the height and everything else, but she had a particular look that was actually very sexually ambiguous with the tomboy thing and the shaved head," said Ms. Nielson, who met Ms. Harvey when the girls were 11 and in an English boarding school. "Modeling is all about having the right look at the right time, and it wasn't the right time for her."

After working as a D.J. in London clubs, Ms. Harvey decided to move to Los Angeles to be closer to her mother, who had married the restaurateur Peter Morton, a founder of the Hard Rock Cafe chain and of Morton's in West Hollywood, Calif., a favorite movie industry hangout.

Ms. Harvey had a close but at times difficult relationship with her mother. "Her personality was completely different than her mother's," said Heidi Gibbs, Mr. Morton's sister. "What was important to her mother was being a lady, and that just wasn't important to Domino."

In California, Ms. Harvey pursued various unladylike careers like working on a ranch and as a firefighter before finding her calling at Celes King Bail Bonds in South Central Los Angeles.

"She loved finding people no one else could find," Ms. Gibbs said. "She didn't have any fears or any boundaries or any fear of authority. She was missing that thing that stops most people in the world from doing things. And she loved her guns."

According to Mr. Scott, who spent weeks at a time watching her track down fugitives, Ms. Harvey thrived on the adrenaline rush and danger of bounty hunting. After tracking down a bail jumper, she and her fellow bounty hunters would collect 10 percent of the bail amount from the bail bondsman. She earned roughly $30,000 to $40,000 a year, Mr. Scott said, but money was secondary.

"I told her that it's dangerous what you do, you're going to kick down one too many doors and there is going to be a bigger gun on the other side," said Mr. Scott, who bought the rights to her story in 2004. "And she replied, 'Heads you live, tails you die.' That was her motto."

She worked primarily with two men, Ed Martinez, and someone known only as Choco - Celes King III, the company's founder, died in 2003 - and the three had their routine down to a science. "They'd get a motel room and draw a map of someone's house," Mr. Scott said. " 'You go here, I'd go here.' Kick in the door. Pseudo military thing."

Mr. Scott depicted one of Ms. Harvey's most dangerous exploits in the film. She, Mr. Martinez and Choco entered a room expecting to find only one person and were met by at least a dozen gang members with guns drawn. In the film Ms. Knightley gets out of the jam by offering lap dances, something Ms. Harvey did not do.

Although tabloids frequently described her as a lesbian, Ms. Harvey dated a series of men. "They were all losers," Ms. Stone said. "She was captivated by anybody with a dark side."

Throughout it all Ms. Harvey was haunted by drug addiction. She had started using various drugs as a teenager. As a bounty hunter, rubbing shoulders with criminals, she had colleagues who did not disparage her drug use, and if drugs were found at the scene of an arrest, Mr. Scott said, they would often be kept, considered part of the reward.

Ms. Stone said she paid for Ms. Harvey's four attempts at rehabilitation, the last one in Hawaii. "I thought at least she couldn't get out and walk home," Ms. Stone said. "She kept begging me to send her a ticket home and she'd almost persuaded me until my husband ripped the phone out of my hand."

Ms. Harvey ended up staying for two and a half years, finally leaving in 1999. "I thought it had worked in Hawaii," Ms. Stone said. "But after she came out, she probably didn't stay off drugs for a full 24 hours."

At the time of her death Ms. Harvey was awaiting trial on federal charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, drug possession, interstate drug trafficking and racketeering. She insisted to friends and family that she was innocent of the trafficking charges and pleaded not guilty in court.

"The government charged her as if she were a major player in the major distribution ring," Mr. Bernard said. "Based on our investigation, the primary charge was unfounded. Domino was a drug addict, but she wasn't a distributor."

DESPITE Ms. Harvey's defiance, those who were close to her in her final months said that she was shaken by the severity of the charges and by the more than three weeks she spent in the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal jail in Los Angeles, while her $1 million bail was being arranged. After the bail was finally posted, she was placed on house arrest in her home in West Hollywood and subject to monitoring and to random testing for drug and alcohol tests.

Ms. Stone said she believed her daughter's experience in jail and fear of the charges against her finally might have scared her straight. "By the end she wasn't on drugs," Ms. Stone said. "She was getting random testing and realized that she had to toe the line."

For his part Mr. Scott didn't consider adding scenes to the movie to depict Ms. Harvey's death, although Ms. Harvey does appear briefly after the movie ends, but before the credits roll. "I am Domino Harvey," Keira Knightley says in a voiceover, while the camera focuses on Ms. Harvey calmly smoking a cigarette in front the Las Vegas Stratosphere Hotel. The screen then fades to black and the words "In Loving Memory of Domino Harvey" appear.

"I'm not macabre," Mr. Scott said. "I wanted to applaud her in life and in death. There was a move afoot to release the movie close to her death, but I didn't want to capitalize on her death."

Although there was speculation in the news media that Ms. Harvey had committed suicide by overdosing on painkillers, no one close to her believes that.

"I don't know what occurred at the end," Ms. Gibbs said. "She was excited about the future. She kept talking about how there was going to be a movie about her. She had a purpose."

Ms. Stone guesses that because Ms. Harvey was anxious and desperate for sleep, she took too many painkillers. No one knows how she obtained the pills. Ms. Stone described an upbeat voice mail message Ms. Harvey left on the day she died. "She wanted to tell me about the four people she'd employed to look after her," Ms. Stone said. "She said: 'Mumsy, everything is going fine. They're really, really nice people, and I chose them myself. Boys at night to keep the riffraff away. Don't worry about me. I love you lots.' "


i know its an article, and someone will comment that it should be in the article archive, but its about domino not keira, so i put it here.

15-10-2005, 05:35 AM
I just got back from seeing it and....Hmmm... Okay well, it's not gonna be one of those movies I'll see over and over again.

Maybe I'm just slow, or maybe I was distracted by Keira's gorgeousness, but... I completely lost until 3/4 of the way through when everything finally came together and I finally figured out what was going on.. Maybe that's how it was supposed to be--like, the audience was supposed to be left practically clueless until the end... but I didn't like it.

I also didn't like the way that it was shot, the camera angles and that stuff. I felt like I was in some sort of tunnel and I could only see straight forward. Except for like, the tunnel kept moving around spastically, so I'd catch glimpses of things but never see the whole picture. It made me kind of frustrated.

And... the constant "symbolism" or reference to the spastic goldfish seemed a bit weak. Like.. that whole "I knew something bad was gonna happened when my goldfish died." seemed sort of lame.

But, Keira was amazing. I wasn't sure whether she'd be able to pull the "badass" thing off, and I think she did it pretty well. And the sex scene was yummy, I know why she doesnt mind taking her shirt off... She's proof that size does not matter.

But yeah. There's my "review". I'm done.

15-10-2005, 10:06 PM
I'm about to go see it. All of the reviews have been "mess" or "visionary"...so I guess I'll see.

16-10-2005, 05:58 PM
How long were the former 90210 stars on-screen?

16-10-2005, 08:38 PM
I thought it was awesome! I loved it so much i made a new banner: Hope u like!

Rob The BLack Douglas
17-10-2005, 02:16 AM
I think I find myself in the minority here, but I enjoyed Domino. It had that punk-rock fluid reality, go withthe flow thing going. Lots of humour, Mickey Rourke continues to improve with every performance of his comeback, check out his turn as Marv in Sin City.

Keira did a a good job portraying Domino and the movie is an over the top hper comic book on film.

The structure of the film is intentionally non-linear. Most of the audience I was with didn't figure out the plot until 3/4 of the way through the movie, you are definately not slow Jasmine, and some of the camera cut work was a little to frantic and jumbled. Also I thought the goldfish stuff was rubbish and served no purpose.

I enjoyed myself and I admit that I was laughing pretty hard during the Jerry Springer Show bit.

But most impoertantly, Keira's boobs rock! :D


17-10-2005, 06:36 AM
Ditto all that!

17-10-2005, 01:05 PM
Domino was erection-inducing. Keira's hot...nuff said.

17-10-2005, 01:37 PM
I usually respect Lance Goldenberg's (reviewer for the local Weekly Planet) opinion when it comes to movies, but I really think he missed on Domino. He says we know "virtually nothing" about the characters and why they do what they do. Really? The scene where Domino meets Ed Moseby and Choco in the alley "after" the bounty hunter seminar tells us a lot about Moseby. I think it's pretty obvious that the man's motivation is money. He doesn't seem overly concerned about his reputation or doing the right thing. Otherwise, Domino's voice overs tell us what we need to know. Choco grew up hard in Venezuela. He never had the guiding hand of a parent until he met Ed. If you've seen the movie, you'll understand how violent he is. This characteristic is very believable if you listen to what Domino says about him.
I didn't walk out of the theater shaking my head. I walked out very satisfied. But, then again, that may be related to what she says to Lucy Liu near the end of her interrigation. I felt like she was speaking directly to me. ;)
Another of the criticisms that were leveled was that it was a rip-off of Natural Born Killers and Tarantino and Ritchie films. It's been a long time since I've seen NBK, but again, I don't see it. I think this is simply a cop-out by the reviewer. Any frenetic, violent film could be accused of this. And trust me, Domino is frenetic and violent. However, if you pay attention to what's going on (sorry to disagree with you again Mr. Goldenberg) the plot is relatively simple to follow. It's also very funny. I laughed at a lot of the little jokes and references sprinkled through the film.
And, to answer Richard's question, the stars of 90210 are on screen a fair amount...and to their credit...seem to take the pop culture jabs at their expense relatively well.
Here's my list of favorite movies involving Keira Knightley:
1. Pirates of the Caribbean-Curse of the Black Pearl
2. Dr. Zhivago
3. Bend it Like Beckham
4. Domino
5. The Jacket
6. Love Actually
7. Pure
8. King Arthur
9. Princess of Thieves
10. The Hole

As you can see, Domino is in the top half.

17-10-2005, 05:52 PM
I really really liked Domino. The general story line was a bit wonky, but the filming and actors really caught your attention whether you wanted to or not. At times it was hard to concintrate, but I really enjoyed it. I really think this was one of Keira's best perfomances.

22-10-2005, 10:55 PM
I didn't think I'd like this movie but it wasn't half bad. Keira did pretty good job in the role, too. Originally I thought that she may have been miscast, but she was quite convincing. The part didn't call for her to do a lot of ass kicking, and that was a good thing. Had she been beating up huge ass guys the whole time she wouldn't have fit the bill.

The movie had a complicated plot and at times, it was hard to follow. Needless to say I was able to follow it, and it was very interesting. I think you guys should go see it - you'll think it's pretty cool!

22-10-2005, 11:08 PM
Domino was erection-inducing. Keira's hot...nuff said.
I didn't get an erection.

25-10-2005, 07:49 AM
I didn't get an erection.

You obviously don't like Keira enough.

Rob The BLack Douglas
26-10-2005, 02:19 AM
You obviously don't like Keira enough.

You don't know Jasmine

26-10-2005, 06:27 AM
You don't know Jasmine

You don't know sarcasm.

Rob The BLack Douglas
27-10-2005, 03:58 AM
You don't know sarcasm.

Like I said you don't know Jasmine

And sarcasm never translates well online so take it easy

27-10-2005, 06:23 PM
Like I said you don't know Jasmine

Yes, but her obsession with Keira is rather well documented. Not that that's a bad thing or anything. I meant Cliff was clearly being sarcastic, and not trying to suggest that Jasmine really doesn't like Keira enough :icon_roll

And sarcasm never translates well online so take it easy

I was taking the piss. Relax.

27-10-2005, 07:52 PM
I haven't got to see Domino yet :'[
I went to see it a couple of days ago but there was only a late night showing........which is stupid cuz it hasn't even been out long.

28-10-2005, 08:01 PM
I really want to see this movie this weekend! It looks awesome!!

29-10-2005, 01:12 AM
well i told barrington id write a review once i got round to watching it.
just watched it, heres what i think of it.

The starts pretty sketchy, i liked the bit when she was playing with the nunkucks (sp?) her brief history had its amusing bits, the gun fights were imo rather bland, that crazy woman should have been shot, and mobile network coverage would have saved a lotta pain.

the second / third story well, i personally thought it was rather lame.

the only thing that i felt was good in this film was the relationship between the 3 main characters, they bonded well and you enjoyed their company.

funniest bit? the tv truck boom! alf is slightly nuts....
worst bit? keiras narration over everything....

score? pfffft errrr 2/5 maybe 3/5 because you get to briefly see keira naked??? does that count??

29-10-2005, 02:25 PM
score? pfffft errrr 2/5 maybe 3/5 because you get to briefly see keira naked??? does that count??

Except it's not her but a body double. Apparently.

30-10-2005, 12:20 AM
Except it's not her but a body double. Apparently.
Not the topless part. She's okay with the topless, bless her heart.
And as far as the cell coverage goes, I can't tell you how many times I've amputated a man's arm because of a dropped call. :icon_err:

02-11-2005, 09:58 PM
I'm soooo mad I haven't had the chance to see this movie yet! Can't wait !!!

04-11-2005, 10:31 PM

04-11-2005, 11:04 PM
heh, lmao.

29-11-2005, 11:29 AM
Domino will be out on DVD on Feb 6th (Region 2 Europe) and Feb 14th (Region 1 North America). Usual featurettes and trailers, but no Keira commentary (surprisingly).


Crying in the rain
12-12-2005, 08:02 AM
I saw this movie a couple of days ago.... i Loved it!

28-12-2005, 05:58 PM
what do u think about this film?
keira is still a gd actress she showed us how dg she is in this film
well,keira's still the best and nobody can't be better than her!!

ps:sry if i made mistakes but i am french

28-12-2005, 07:28 PM
I took the liberty to merge your new Domino thread into this one that already existed :)

Haven't seen Domino yet - instead I found myself at the cinema tonight with a sold out Harry Potter 4 and a bitching and moaning sister. Isn't life grand? :D

27-02-2006, 06:19 AM
After my cheerleader daughter had been mistreated on the High School Football Team's bus, I had her transferred to a private (gated) school. During the first Winter Break I took her to Mexico so we could camp out on the beach and try to talk. I believed that she didn't need to be around the people who were involved in the incident on the School Bus, and that she couldn't avoid seeing them.

In Mexico we ran into the nicest couple. We were camped out on the beach and a huge storm came up. They invited us to spend the night in their cabin. We did, and got into long conversations with them. The man was/had been (If you can believe the story, and there were thousands of clues that the stories were true...) The man had been the chauffeur for a Mafia Boss back in the states and was in hiding down in Mexico. Story after story told of a life very similar to the story of "Domino"... If this man had written books about some of the things he'd seen, he would have given my hero "Travis McGee" (John D MacDonald's broken Lochinvar) a run for his money.

And Domino sounds and feels like one of his stories. Then you add in the really exceptional Cinematographical Style, this movie is fantastic! When you enter a "fantasy world," the light changes, things "move at the speed of the fantasy." When you are going through a story, the author tells it his way. It is not reasonable for an author to be forced to tell his/her story in the same way it happens in the physical world.

This film is a piece of genius. If you have a good "fantasy life" you will enjoy being able to switch back and forth between what you think happened and what you realize is actually happening.

Spoiler:Of course there was never a shootout between a swat team and two different Mafia Gangs that took out the "Top of the World" in Las Vegas; but if there were, it might have looked like it was portrayed.

Then, on the "Bonus Features" you meet the real people that lived through however much of the story was true. I almost see the man I met down on that beach north of Acapulco explaining how it was almost like that...

Keira WAS Domino. The accent matched, the way she walked, talked, and thought. Clearly she was the one in charge. And when you see her standing beside Domino Harvey on the bonus tracks, and all the time you've heard that Domino Harvey was a tall runway model (and there is a picture there of a really beautiful Domino Harvey) when you see them standing together, Keira is taller.

And then there was Tom Waits music, his singing, and even his appearance in that old Cadillac Convertible. If I wanted to have someone sing about my life, there are not a lot of people better than Tom Waits to do it.

If you like the technically impossible Cinematography, you'll love this movie as I do.

Keira Shines!

27-02-2006, 06:57 AM
I think, in many ways, Domino is Keira's best work....

06-03-2006, 04:16 PM
It's one of her best films i was :icon_surp surprised that christopher walken was in it.

13-04-2006, 07:49 AM
The sad thing about Domino is that the film's style is so over-the-top, and the story so ridiculous, that Miss Knightley's truly GOOD performance will never be acknowledged....
I don't care what the assholes say -- she was fucking GREAT in Domino. It's unlike anything other performance she's ever given.

14-04-2006, 02:58 PM
oh how everyone hated domino! I don't care!
It was a wonderful movie...
IN several ways, Keira's BEST work! She is unstoppable, and I have to say, everyone who says it is bad because of plot holes, etc. can kiss off because that is what makes a movie interesting. If you are watching movies, you should have some imagination!
Keira makes the best bad-ass nosebreaker bounty hunter ever!
and as for what Domino really looks like, ummm how did she make it into modeling??? just an honest question!

14-04-2006, 08:48 PM
I loved Domino. Not just because of Keira, but because of the style of the film. The editing was great.

27-04-2006, 09:05 PM
I didn't like Domino. I however loved her companions Ed and Choco.

02-05-2006, 02:31 PM
I love Domino against my wishes.