I’m a lover, not a fighter and if you still disregard me because I think people can have different opinions without the need for cancellation, so be it. Addio, arriverderci, thank you next. Same with the critics of Ammonite, who were NOT accurate in these complaints: “The ocean drowned out the dialogue.” What? Nope! “It… Continue reading Ammonite, see it and ignore the critics!
Tag: Saoirse Ronan
Over the Story Board Shuffle Limit: Little Women
I’m standing by my original review below, but do like the story of Little Women more now that I’ve learned some context. I didn’t grow up with reading this story and now understand the narrative is part of many family’s (especially New Englanders) tradition. Having said that though, the film lover in me still had… Continue reading Over the Story Board Shuffle Limit: Little Women
On Chesil Beach: I’m a runner not a skater, likewise McEwan should stick to novelist
On Chesil Beach (screenplay written by the novelist Ian McEwan, directed by Dominic Cooke) was intriguing and worth seeing. Just realize you’ll spend the first third of the movie motioning the log roll “and then” speed it up signal, and then be equally flabbergasted when you flash forward from a Loooooooong 1962 to a semi… Continue reading On Chesil Beach: I’m a runner not a skater, likewise McEwan should stick to novelist
Even the Grinch’s Heart Grew after Seeing “Brooklyn”
Brooklyn Just like Cindy Lou helped grow the Grinch’s heart, “Brooklyn” made mine swell. Trust me, I’d seen the trailer and rolled my eyes, but am lucky the Cindy Lou kernel still inside me provoked a viewing. First, even Truffaut would be enamored by the vibrant colors in this film. From Saoirse Ronan’s emerald one… Continue reading Even the Grinch’s Heart Grew after Seeing “Brooklyn”