I probably should have watched a James Bond instead. I really didn't get the message behind Cocktail: Have safe sex? Don't trust women? Rich people are either sad or complete assholes? There are only white people in Jamaica? I don't think the movie knew what it was doing either.…
A masterpiece by many aspects, Amadeus deserves all the praise it gets. I was especially impressed by costume design and the attention paid to details and fashion.
By the way, if this movie doesn't get you into opera and classical music, nothing will.
Favorite character: Stanzi
I so not wanted to like this movie. Cast Away meets The Jungle Book meets whatever deep philosophical concept Ang Lee wants to stuff down my throat? No. Thanks.
And yet, as soon as the credits ended, I sent messages to my two best friends, urging them to see Life of Pi if they hadn't already (and they hadn't). The amazing,…