The only real issue I have with Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon is that there aren’t enough duels. Sure, there are quite a few duels, but if I had my way, Redmond Barry would have immediately challenged every character he meets to a duel. After all, what conflict cannot be resolved by a good old fashioned duel? A couple of vagrants attempt to rob you of your gold at gunpoint on your path to Dublin? Duel! Your wife dares to complain after…
People seem surprised that two movies about Christine Chubbuck have happened to be released in the same year, but there's actually one Chubbuck-related film due to be made in each of the next six years too.
2017: Kate Plays Rebecca Playing Christine
Kate Lyn Sheil reenacts Rebecca Hall's performance as Christine Chubbuck in 2016's Christine
2018: Rebecca Plays Kate Playing Rebecca Playing Christine
Rebecca Hall reenacts Kate Lyn Sheil's performance as Rebecca Hall in 2017's box office smash hit Kate…
Two words are curiously absent for the majority of Vikram Gandhi's Barry. Those words are 'Barack' and 'Obama'. In this year's other college-age presidential biopic, Southside With You, those words hang over the heads of the characters in every scene and therein lies the reason why the former is a considerably better film. Whereas SWY is a story about the two people who grew up to be President and First Lady, Barry is about a young man of mixed race…