Tag: film review
Film Review: Trees of Peace
It’s a low-budget film that might test the attention span of viewers who are not already disposed to be interested in the topic of the Rwandan genocide.
Film Review: Some Like It Hot, Monroe Plays Herself
The film is worth a watch based solely on the jazz and swing music, and other ballads featuring Monroe’s adroit vocal stylings.
Elvis’s Best Film: King Creole
Elvis may have preferred to be a more serious actor without the musical numbers. Unfortunately for him, he’s Elvis. People want to hear him sing and dance.
Film Review: Sean Penn’s Into the Wild
Whereas in the book Christopher McCandless does not display any particular literary skill, in the film, Emile Hirsch’s Christopher McCandless is a veritable poet.
Stutz: a Different Side of Jonah Hill
Despite his demons, and significant emotional distress, Hill’s struggle against his existential angst is admirable.
Critics Slammed This Marilyn Monroe Biopic
Netflix’s Blonde receives a frosty reception.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the Marilyn Monroe Mystique
Marilyn Monroe is veritably the prototype “dumb blonde.” As with any stereotype, there is a grain of truth.
Top Gun: Maverick Shows Changing View of Patriotism in Film
It has been taken for granted in action films such as Top Gun: Maverick that we are the good guys because we are AMERICA. Russia is bad because they are…Russia (hey, that sounds familiar).
Was the Real Howard Hughes Crazy? The Aviator vs. Howard Hughes, Part III
Howard Hughes becomes increasingly bizarre in his personal habits and his approach to his work.
The Aviator Film Versus the Real Howard Hughes, Part II
Pointing to his chest, Howard Hughes simply responds, “Fastest man on the planet.”