“There is very little to criticize in this film. It’s purpose is to give us a close up view of the duo at a crucial time so that we could get an understanding of what it is that made their relationship seem so magical. The film is a joy, ultimately, even if we know its a last right and their blaze of glory is more of a subtle dance routine in a small theater in Ireland.”
It’s early in the year, but so far, this is the best comedy. I haven’t laughed at a film considered a comedy in several years. Let’s hope this is the start of a trend.
This is one Sayles film that deserved to wallow in obscurity.
Gadot (through Jenkins) hits every destination in the path on the super hero journey. She shows more range than most are allowed when they wear ridiculous outfits. Hers is a fully fleshed and feeling character that uses the emotions on her sleeve as a strength of her character. She acts as a passenger of the story when necessary, but when action is required, she literally steps onto the field and changes fate, rather than surrender to it.
Big Eyes – 2014 Director Tim Burton Starring Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Jon Polito, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman, Terence Stamp, Delaney Raye, Madeleine Arthur Screenplay Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski The more you lie, the smaller you seem. […]
Wrath of the Titans – 2012 Directed by Jonathan Liebesman Starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Danny Houston, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Édgar Ramírez, Toby Kebbell Screenplay Dan Mazeau, David Leslie Johnson So, […]
The Conspirator – 2010 Directed by Robert Redford Starring James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Evan Rachel Wood, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline, Justin Long, Danny Huston, Alexis Bledel Written by James D. […]
Many are hailing this coming week’s X-Men: First Class as the best Marvel movie ever. Everything I have seen so far looks fantastic. Now is as good a time as […]