Wednesday, May 13, 2009

New Film Reviews Through 5.15.09

These are my recent film reviews at "1000 Dvds to See" (also at 1000 Great Films) The Visitor (2008) - terrific indie film, beautiful story, Richard Jenkins' best role to date Frost/Nixon (2008) - Ron Howard's docudrama of the Frost interviews w Nixon after his resignation, Langella's best yet The Earrings of Madame De.. (1953) - Max Ophuls classic romance, drenched in opulence, Boyer and Darrieux are superb, costume Oscar® Control Room (2004) - engrossing documentary on newsmedia coverage of the Iraqi war Drugstore Cowboy (1989) - Van Sant's masterpiece of drug addiction Viridiana (1961) Italy, bw - Bunuel's easy to follow story of a nun who moves into her rich uncle's estate The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) - gentle fantasy of Brad Pitt born old and growing younger daily Some Like It Hot (1959) - Wilder's classic gender-bending comedy Sunrise (1927), bw-silent - F.W. Murnau's classic of expressionist silent cinema, looks like romantic paintings in motion, cinematography Oscar®

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Adrianne said...

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