A Tribute to Sheen’s winning roles in film.
This film wants to be as deep as each and every character we encounter
“in this film you won’t find a cross-dressing Ken doll, or wise-cracking, leery sidekick”
“I’m not mad on confident people. I can’t imagine myself ever making the Bon Jovi story.”
Told from the fourth-wall-breaking-inner-voice of a 15 year old boy whose optimism and enthusiasm toward our simple world is contagious, Submarine will have you laughing from the opening.
When we think of Paris now, we think of thin women, baguettes and the Eiffel Tower. Rewind several decades to the 1940s and we begin to see it wasn’t all that. From 1946 to 1958, the Fourth Republic of France was in its post-war operation (the Nazis had left and American films were once again allowed to be shown).
“While the film is capable of touching moments and can be very comic at times, what really makes it special is the sense of threat that is carried throughout.”
“They encounter a series of haphazard characters, some friendlier than others, but each with a set of psychological issues that remind the audience of the real plight of our protagonists.”
“Almost everyone (including the men) were wearing corsets or fishnets of some description.”
So, the Narnia saga is set to continue with no particular order, and no-one particularly caring. With the announcement of The Magician’s Nephew, Adam Deane ponders the brief life and extended death of the franchise.
“Snyder’s signature grimy, gothic aesthetic is ever present, as the girls bend time and space to encounter demon samurai, Steampunk-zombie-soldiers, Orcs, dragons, and futuristic alien-robots.”
It’s easy to read about Elizabeth Taylor’s death from a long time illness, culminating in heart failure and think ‘oh, Michael Jackson’s friend died’, yet this attitude disregards a long, and illustrious career in which the pearl of Hollywood won two Oscars for Best Actress, a BAFTA, and was nominates a further three times.