Often funny farce on a drunk actor about to go live on television and the production team bumbling about. Peter O'Toole is hilarious as the drunk and while some stories and plot lines aren't as funny, the movie is good ole filmmaking, with a plethora of quirky characters and gags.
Powerful and unrelenting with a stark realism rarely seen. Based on the unpublished memoirs of a hero on addict, the film follows her through the gutters of life ravaged by love and heroin addiction. The actresses performance could almost be documentary it's so realized. Sometimes uncomfortable but never the less shows a command of performance and assured direction by the brothers Sadfie, they are going to be a duo to watch for a long time coming.
Creature of the Black Lagoon meets King King in Del Toros latest creature feature masterpiece about a mute cleaning lady and the God from the Amazon.
Octavia Spencer is excellent as is Richard Kenkins- Michael Shannon is thrilling and the rest of the cast keep the film alive but it's the play of Sally Hawkins who commands the screen with no dialogue, her passion and emotive nature makes you feel all her love longing and zest for life despite not…
Enough has been stated about the technical marvel, but I'd look to focus on this fitting in the films of David Lean, John Houston or lots of the cinematic caveats we consider classics. Ratchet up the suspense you have a three short stories that intersect in a thrilling way, and expertly acted by all cast members. Sparse dialogue adds to the suspense as we know these British and french soldiers wait to evacuate. Nolan is a technical genius in the…