Short and simple. The movie was entertaining the whole way through. Only two parts I didn't like was the mom flipping out and the ending. How can you get that mad at your son and take his kid away. He did what he had to do to help his family survive. I just felt the mom was being ungrateful. I'm also pretty positive that his son would of become excited and jumped in that pool. Any kid at that age…
The film version of Alice Walker's hugely emotive and influential 1983 novel (written largely as letters from the central character Celie to God) was a massive Oscar success, and rightly so.
In the role of the abused and awakened Celie, Whoopi Goldberg gave her best screen performance by miles. Not far behind her was Oprah Winfrey as Sofia, the fiery woman tamed by fate. Others in the cast fleshed out the characters Walker had introduced so clearly on the page…
Academy Awards Nominations
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor Albert Brooks
An arthouse film with shameless but aplomb violence, Refn's Drive gripped audiences with shock and adrenaline of the paced sequences and Gosling's portrayal of a cool driver. He may not be similar to the legends McQueen and De Niro but Gosling delivered high caliber style to a dwindling genre of car chase and machismo.
I haven't read the book, I heard nothing but great things about this movie! So I was pretty excited about finally getting around to watching it. And I have to say that it did not disappoint! I highly enjoyed everything it had to offer, from the sharp, witty, and humorous acting, to the sometimes quirky but other times heartfelt and uplifting script and story. I also enjoyed discovering that the author of the book produced and directed the film as…