I have never imagined that District 9 is such a good movie. It is one of the best films I ever seen, it goes with my top list of all time favorites, and it's mostly a science fiction, a genre I've always liked, but I rarely have had the opportunity to watch such a good one. Here, the science fiction is actually just a cover for deeper messages, but it is a good cover. The Adaptation The film story is an adaptation from a shortie named Alive in Joburg, directed by Blomkamp and produced by … [Read more...]
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If you want any great movie subject to look cheap and utterly unbelievable, as in brainwashing unbelievable, you give it to Jerry to produce that movie. If Inception would have been produced by the “action” master, it would have been now a merely 7.0 imdb rated, and that owed maybe to Leo, if he would accept to act in that conditions. Returning to Bruckheimer, it seems he’s trying to throw back the old Hollywood pattern, which guided the movie makers for decades: “A film is a story, … [Read more...]
I have to research more on Oliver Stone, because I think I'm starting to like him more than I did. He made great movies, is considered a great director, but presenting at Hollywood a thing so opposite to the official governmental version as JFK (1991), made me think of a fraud somewhere. Oh, I liked him because he promoted the insignificant guys who think the contrary of themselves, showing some real trashes of talent from everyone. [source] But he shows some all talent as well, and I'm … [Read more...]
On February 27 'th, we shall enjoy the Oscars, the most prestigious Award Ceremony in the world of movies and cinema. As you may already know, for a movie to be eligible for consideration, "must be feature length over 40 minutes, publicly exhibited by means of 35mm or 70mm film, or in a 24- or 48-frame progressive scan Digital Cinema format with a minimum projector resolution of 2048 by 1080 pixels, for paid admission in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County, for a … [Read more...]
I have to say that I am not a fan of Darren Aronofsky’s films or visions, or whatever. There are different ways to express alienations and passion and love. What did I say? Love? Where had Darren Aronofsky showed love? In The Fountain ? So gloomy, so distant… love. His name came up with Pi, Requiem for a Dream , The Wrestler, and now with the Portman’s Golden Globe Award fame, Black Swan. These movies had all a great deal of artistry but they left me with a very sour taste, sad, irreversibly … [Read more...]
I wanted badly to comment the Globes, but I’m letting the specialists to do this, and my thinking will come later, less about the awarding, more about the films. I’ve noticed the grudge against Ricky Gervais from people with nothing to do with the movie industry. One former waitress and actual wife and mother who "personally can't stand Angelina Jolie" [sic] was feeling bad for her when the comedian joked about the cartoon named The Tourist, with all his 6.o imdb rate. Here you have the … [Read more...]