I decided watching Bird from 1988 was a lot of work. And then I thought, wait, so was his most recent The Mule, as was Million Dollar Baby. Let’s face it, Clint is one of those Dad’s who made you do chores, lots of them. Written by Joel Oliansky, Bird is darkly lit, with many… Continue reading He makes you work for it: Clint Eastwood’s Bird
Do you care if a movie strays from a historical tale IF it is a well told story? I guess I’ll find out after I write this review as I had avoided the articles about the controversy after finding a key piece of plot surprise that I did not want to know about the actual… Continue reading Richard Jewell, What a Gem!
How thoughtful of the Hollywood 20 to simulate the arctic air atop the January Hudson River….NOT.:) Hey, I’m grateful, I got to go outside to get warm afterward, which is still pretty novel for a New York transplant. “Sully”, directed by Clint Eastwood, was excellent. Not tremendous, in spite of Tom Hanks, who is undeniably… Continue reading No Good Deed Goes Un ‘Sully’ ed
Oliver Stone I took in two equally solid movies this past week, both by famous directors. First, Oliver Stone’s Snowden which I was lucky enough to see opening night including a talk back with the Stone, the actors, and most importantly, Edward Snowden via satellite. I have not read the reviews yet, not liking to… Continue reading You Say You Want a Revolution: Snowden and Howard’s Beatle Doc.