This is the beginning of my semi-spontaneous series of films from the year 1953. I’ve selected nine (9) films to watch from the year of 1953 that I’ve never seen. I doubt I’ll blog about all of them but we’ll see what shakes out from this. This may be my fourth/fifth film by Howard Hawks that I’m … Continue reading “CLASS OF ’53: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES”
The reason why I love films like The Rock, Drunken Master, The Good The Bad and The Ugly and even Blazing Saddles is that more than anything else the films have that “did you see that?” quality to them. They’re ridiculous, flashy and keep us moving in a way that doesn’t ask too much of the audience. Sholay is a … Continue reading “BLINDSPOT: SHOLAY (1975)”
Les Misérables, being the classic Broadway musical, is a story that most already know. The question that any cinephile would ask themselves going into this film is why someone would be interested in adapting it into a film and how they could manage to make it an interesting representation for the audiences of today. After … Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: LES MISÉRABLES (2012)”
[featured-video] Synopsis: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
“You’ve got a toner” I honestly believe in my love for the first season of Glee. It was a show which mashed so many great things together and was also able to create a quirky fun comedy. However, over the years it’s devolved into the worst version of itself becoming pretty much the latest edition … Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: PITCH PERFECT (2012)”