Sadly, I have yet to read The Handmaid’s Tale, so my disappointment with the film version will probably be less irritated than it otherwise might be. I’ve done a little reading up on the differences between the two and various controversies surrounding the film, though, and I’m well informed enough to be thoroughly unimpressed with some of the changes.
Crazy Heart is a lot like a more tame version of The Wrestler, but I’ve got to ask myself if making a story like that more tame doesn’t defeat the whole exercise.
By: John Hillcoat (director), Cormac McCarthy (novel), Joe Penhall (screenplay) Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Michael K. Williams A post-apocalyptic tale of a man and his son trying to survive by any means possible. I’m a sucker for a post-apocalyptic story, but I’ll be the first to admit that [...]