A superb collection, Keaton was truly an all-rounder and these films are the perfect showcase for his talents.
It must be a unique challenge adapting a successful play into a successful film. I don’t mean Shakespeare, which lend themselves well to broad, sweeping epics (Akira Kurosawa, Orson Welles and Julie Taymor have made brilliantly cinematic versions of his plays) but rather the low key, intimate dramas that are more concerned with performance. When …
The most fun you’ll have with a film, complete with a a witty script and a winning lead performance from Daniel Craig!
A guilty pleasure, with a proper B-movie aesthetic despite excellent set-pieces and a winning performance from Gilpin,it’s shallow but a lot of fun.
“It’s not always about the twist!”
Lynch’s The Elephant Man is both beautiful and devastating; one of the all-time great biopics and a near perfect film.
There isn’t enough here to make it interesting. Not profound nor entertaining, and despite some funny dialogue, the strong performances are wasted on a detached hipster gross-out comedy.