What it Jake doing? What does Jake think about? How did he get to this stage in his life? Where is Jake’s family? Is Jake all alone? Does Jake love nature? Is Jake the original mystic wizard ragamuffin? Would Jake be my friend if I went and visited him in his crumble down shanty? Does Jake hate the city because of what it did to him?
I doubt that we will ever learn the lessons of Robert Flaherty.…
There are a million reasons to give this movie 4 stars, so don't naysay. Let this lyrical gem suffice:
"This is livin', this is style, this is elegance by the mile
Oh the posh posh traveling life, the traveling life for me
First cabin and captain's table regal company
Whenever I'm bored I travel abroad but ever so properly
Port out, starboard home, posh with a capital P-O-S-H, posh
The hands that hold the scepters, every head that holds a…
I love it when people tell me that this movie isn't any good - it serves as an excellent way for me to learn pretty much everything that I need to know about that person.
"Just remember what ol' Jack Burton does when the earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big ol' storm right square in the eye and he says, "Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it."
“People don’t know what they are doing, myself included. They don’t know what they want or feel. It’s only in the movies that they know what their problems are and have game plans for dealing with them.”
Because it doesn't seem to be socially acceptable to write a review of a Mumblecore film without citing Cassavetes, I felt that I should get it out of the way immediately. Yes, his work has influenced this developing genre. But, if…