Archive for September, 2011
Few movies stir your thoughts even as they break your heart, but Never Let Me Go manages to do just this”and in the most poignantly understated of ways. In combining the ethical dilemmas of speculative fiction with the bittersweet beauty of star-crossed love, director Mark Romanek successfully translates to the screen the qualities that make Kazuo Ishiguro-s novel unforgettable.
This is a movie that deals with human cloning, but it is not a movie about human cloning. Romanek glosses over the gritty Read the rest of this entry »
There are some movies that have the knack for bringing a family together. These films have a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy and cheer on.
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” based on the book by J.K. Rowling, is one of these films. Its charming nature instantly captures that attention of all who watch it. The film has a wonderful cast, chosen carefully to match the characters from the original book. The movie is also safe for all members of the family, no matter if they are young Read the rest of this entry »
The 1954 film, On the Waterfront, is one of the best motion pictures of all time and won an Academy award for Best Picture. The drama weaves a story of corruption and violence that takes place among various dock workers. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and was written by Bud Schulberg.
Marlon Brando stars in the movie and plays his part brilliantly. He did not win an Oscar nomination, but his portrayal of the beaten down and beaten up boxer, Terry Read the rest of this entry »
When you first heard that Stallone was writing a movie that would star many of his action film buddies, you probably did not have very high expectations for it. Surprisingly, The Expendables was a big hit. It made a lot of money and to no one’s surprise, Hollywood quickly decided to make a sequel.
As of right now, the sequel is planned to come in 2012 and star most of the original cast. Action film fans are not too concerned Read the rest of this entry »