RSS feed for EudoraFletcher

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • The Expedition to the End of the World

    The Expedition to the End of the World

    ★★★★

    Scientists of different backgrounds and academics of other professions make an excursion into arctic waters near Greenland. They talk with each other and engage in things and situations they encounter. One of them speaks words that inspired me in a time of climate change panic (it certainly is easy for me to say so living in a wealthy region that probably won't have larger issues during my lifetime):
    "Mankind has always  been forced to adapt to natural conditions and changing…

  • With Byrd at the South Pole

    With Byrd at the South Pole

    ★★★½

    Old movies such as this one need lots of patience or the other way round: I need lots of patience for them.
    At the beginning (probably) Byrd is holding a very long speech. After this we accompany his expedition and the building of the first US-American settling. The pictures are great! And there are some exquisite scenes, for example when Byrd (?) dances for the king penguins and they actually watch him like an audience in a theatre. The animals…

Popular reviews

More
  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ★★★★½

    I appreciate Wim Wenders for his fine feeling for atmosphere and his talent for character studies. If you are willing to engage with his slow pace you will be rewarded with a great story, excellent actors, a quiet but intense and very atmospheric and emotionally touching movie about relationships between two brothers, a child and his parents, his foster parents and the lost love. Sometimes it´s pretty funny too.
    In the beginning one doesn´t know, if the movie might turn…

  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    Since 1995 I saw Pulp Fiction a few times in synchronization. I remember how surprised I was, that John Travolta is actually a good actor. Also I like Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman. With every further sighting I liked Pulp Fiction at least as much then the first time or maybe it gets better over time, since there are so many bad movies and movies that try to copy Pulp Fiction or develop it further – without…