Roma (*****) – Share the Well

#roma "It's a tough viewing, to be sure. It is also incredibly rewarding. It is so much higher a level of movie making that one is used to seeing. It's not the kind of film that everyone could make it through, but it's the kind of film that is utterly the point for art itself."

The Revenant (***1/2): It’s mostly true…mostly

It would be one thing if the story played a little closer to Hang 'Em High and a bit less artificially constructed as A Beautiful Mind. The Academy never gave any awards to the first movie, though. The original Glass just wanted his gun back from Fitzgerald. DiCaprio's Glass has to have a victim-class son to avenge. If that's not enough, he gets caught evaluating the meaning of revenge at a crucial moment. This is not exciting. This is theatre in the woods.

Gravity: Beautiful, if annoying

Gravity - 2013 Director Alfonso Cuarón Starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris (voice) Screenplay Jonás and Alfonso Cuarón In the end, it's not how long one lives, but the quality of life one lives.  The events that take place in the span of the film Gravity lends credence to that axiom.  If I were in the … Continue reading Gravity: Beautiful, if annoying