We will update this page with more details as they become available. There's even a scene in which Cody wears a black suit, which isn't exactly like a Bond-esque tuxedo, but it's pretty darn close. These agents are hired to do things older agents cannot accomplish. With that gender change, the movie would then appear to be very disturbing, creepy and hard to watch at times. The action scenes are very well done, most notably the opening scene in which Cody skateboards to the rescue of a child and the fiery finale. Overall, this movie is pretty dumb, but its silly and fun and I think kids would still find it cool. It does not have to live up to 30 years worth of prior expectations.
Facial details fare better in close-ups with medium shots being all right, but mostly average. Except that the sexual innuendos are tame by comparison, and the only consummation is a good-bye kiss at the end. From runaway cars and high-speed snowboard chases to a spectacular final mountaintop showdown, Cody has to use. However, there was a whole new perspective on the movie that made it sorta uncomfortable or just plain weird to view. And overall, the film is pretty good. The musical score flowed well and never overpowered the action. And yeah, I was on the money with that.
Things look natural with a hint of a tropical rich feeling. Facial details are terrific in close ups and medium shots. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash, Brandon hosts the Cult Cinema Cavalcade podcast on the Creative Zombie Studios Network www. I think they would be. Second is that Cody Banks is more human than Bond.
He has trouble talking to girls, fights with his little brother, and doesn't like doing his chores. But, the movie has its problems as well. Note: the running time for each featurette is the whole running time, but each segment contains at least 1 minute of credits. We start with an audio commentary featuring director Harald Zwart, and stars Frankie Muniz and Angie Harmon. Donovan is Duff's father, as for Muniz's parents they are unbelievably clueless, but that's part of the charm of these films.
Black Levels : Blacks are rich and full. The sound effects are full, booming, loose and well rounded. This is one of those fun commentaries, which mixes jovial humor with background info. As odd as this concept may be, it's a perfect example of knowing one's target audience and knowing how to tailor product to that audience. The original Agent Cody Banks 2003 played like a Bond film with a teenager as 007, plucked from high school and dropped into an adult world. But, this is good as he and Frankie Muniz share a real strong chemistry with one another.
And the presence of teeny sensation Hilary Duff should bring in the girls as well. For his first assignment, his handler Ronica Miles wants him to befriend Dr. The widescreen version has been letterboxed at 2. Dialogue Reproduction : Dialogue is clear and clean. A government agent trains a typical teenager Cody Banks who loves to skateboard, hates math, and feels like a complete idiot around girls, in the ways of covert operations that require younger participants.
Black Levels : Blacks are solid and no crushing witnessed. My friends and I got a kick out of it very late one summer night after renting it. Many shots show definite artifacting and pixellating. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. It was an action movie first, with tongue-in-cheek humor and the kind of innuendo Bond fans had come to expect, even if it was scaled down to teen angst level. First is that it is fresh. If you are a fan of Frankie Muniz then you will enjoy him here.
I watched it in college to be exact. There is a great deal of information and behind-the-scenes footage in these featurettes, but, once again, it would have been much better if they'd been edited together. Banks goes undercover as a clarinetist, and everyone in the British manor housing them all is an over-the-top caricature, including some of the musicians who are actually part of a youth symphony. Zwart really manages to tap into the heart of teenage angst with Agent Cody Banks. The estimate release date is July 2003. The film is debuting for the very first time on Blu-ray May 24th, along with its predecessor, courtesy of Olive Films. However, while similar, this one is a bit more fine tuned and seems to work better than its predecesser.
These agents are hired to do things older agents cannot accomplish. The other hot property at the time was Hilary Duff who was in Disney's Lizzie McGuire series while Muniz was doing Malcolm In The Middle. Somebody looked at the demographics and told the studio that they could draw a bigger audience by pandering to a younger crowd. Instead of being the least likely agent to be given an assignment, this time Banks is the best at everything, idolized by all the young agents at the secret Kamp Woody training grounds. Color Reproduction : Colors are pretty solid overall. And in the title role Frankie Muniz gets to do them, providing he's not grounded.
There are storyboard-to-film comparisons for 2 scenes, as well as multi-camera sequences for 3 scenes. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. Sometimes movies aimed squarely at kids can provide some unintentionally hilarious or ridiculously entertaining for the wrong reasons. But, hey, what they have to work with is what they have to work with. Cody Banks Frankie Muniz is your typical middle-school kid.