A biopic about RBG.
Out to own today:
The Secret of Marrowbone a.k.a. Marrowbone
It is actor Adam Driver’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS
- THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED)
- WHILE WE’RE YOUNG
D: Bill Oliver.
S: Ansel Elgort, Patricia Clarkson, Suki Waterhouse, Douglas Hodge, Matt Bomer.
Twin brothers existing in one body. High-concept sci-fi tied to drab characterisation and banal melodrama.
My review: http://www.filmaluation.com/jonathan.html
D: Joe Penna.
S: Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir.
What a survival flick! Mads Mikkelsen was a wise choice of protagonist. Drops you right in immediately. No backstory. A polar bear acts like a loaded gun.
My review: http://www.filmaluation.com/arctic.html
It is director Martin Scorsese’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- RAGING BULL
- SHUTTER ISLAND
- TAXI DRIVER
- THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
Nearly made the list:
- THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
Hot off THE NIGHT MANAGER, director Susanne Bier has teamed up with Sandra Bullock.
Asghar Farhadi's last five films have a nuanced sophistication. Will his latest continue the trend?
This website is written by Hemanth Kissoon.
Filmaluation is dedicated to arts culture, with a particular focus on film.
I care about intelligence, quality and entertainment.
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The vital ambitions of art and entertainment:
- The unexpected
Brains and soul are key; but adrenaline junkies do not fret, there is also much love for an experience that delivers a sucker-punch to the guts via stunningly delivered thrills.
The evaluation of a film
Verb, "to filmaluate”:
To evaluate a film
I am well aware how difficult it is to make a film, put on a stage play, create a television show, write a novel, let alone make something of note. (That appreciation doesn’t stop me from having high standards though.)
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