The Damned United (2009) – Biography, Drama, Sport Solid performances and engaging story, but a bit morally confused. The Last Station (2009) – Biography, Drama Top shelf acting, surprisingly interesting premise but slow to start. The Sensation of Sight (2006) – Drama Not bad, but has been done better.
Archive | Biography
I don’t know that I’ve ever gotten into it here, but I’ve never made my distaste for Kristin Stewart a secret. Not counting child acting, I’ve previously only seen her in one film not in the Twilight franchise, and in it she annoyed me nearly as much as she does as Bella. I assumed, not unreasonably, that rather than actually act, she’d prefer to blink and twitch her way through scenes. Apparently I was very wrong, and The Runaways is proof.
I’m not entirely sure Nowhere Boy is a movie that needed to be made in the first place, but I can give it this much: It was well-acted and very pretty to look at.
While it may have tugged on many heartstrings with its initial release swift on the heels of Selena’s tragic death, it isn’t half the movie it could have been.
An interesting and intimate look at a woman I’ve long admired but never really knew much about.
I feel like I must be some sort of harridan to think so, but I kind of wanted to slap Keats and Fanny both and tell them to put on their big girl panties.
To fully appreciate Bonnie and Clyde, I think you have to understand its importance to American cinema.
What an extraordinary woman Coco Chanel was. I didn’t need to see Coco avant Chanel to know that, but it certainly help reaffirm how broad and enduring her legacy is.
Hooray for the costume drama. I know they’re not to everyone’s tastes, but give me well done intrigue and fancy dresses, and I’m in heaven.
A surprise gem of a biography. My only complaint is not having watched it before now.