I’m so sorry for having not seen this when it came out. For its so beautiful, compelling, funny, joyous, moving, and glorious. A tribute to the late, great Jonathan Larson as well as musicals as well as what it is to be human. To live, thrive, suffer, struggle, persevere and achieve even if it takes a toll on you. Larson was a human being who was everything he talked about, sung about, written about, etc. He never lived to see…
Now, I finally understand why everyone in the film-sphere adores actress-writer-director Greta Gerwig.
What a beautiful, sincere, heartfelt, cute film. Saoirse Ronan is so beautiful I wanna marry her, the Irish queen! [NOTE: I'm part Irish in heritage so whenever Ireland is represented by actresses so lovely and beautiful and Irish my heart melts.] Beanie Feldstein, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet [AKA future cinematic biopic Bob Dylan and French sex bomb of the ages], Odeya Rush and all others in the…
Country: Lebanon 🇱🇧
Language: Lebanese Arabic/Lebnene
Running Time: 110 minutes
Writer-Director Ziad Doueiri's 1998 breakthrough film West Beirut is a beautiful, sad yet wondrous story about three prominent youths in divided Beirut, 1975, at the dawn of what would become a devastating civil war where the entire country, and Beirut itself, would never be the same again.
Tarek, the lead, is played by the director's brother, Rami Doueiri, and yet he wasn't a trained actor but he gives a performance that…