The penultimate musical in history, this classic is the source of so many amazing hits and left me smiling throughout. It’s wonderfully cheesy, sappy, beautiful, and catchy. My family actually did the Sound of Music tour in Austria last summer and they are all obsessed with this movie, so as a musical lover this was long overdue. I freaking loved the puppetry scenes and the drop dead gorgeous Austrian countryside. I want to have 6 siblings and all be singers…
Consider this: Nic Cage is the one of the greatest minds of our time.
Welcome to my top 10 directors list Werner Herzog. Is there any type of movie this man can’t make? From this absurd hilarity to the visionary epic that is Fitzcarraldo to the hidden gem of Aguirre. That’s not to mention his documentary film making. I’m glad this guy made 70+ films because I’m about to dive head first into his entire collection.
Port of Call New Orelans is a veritable goldmine of insanity and absurd comedy.
“What are these fucking iguanas doing on my coffee table?”
If someone had just told me that Jordan Peele was directing the new Purge movie, I could have saved $12. The only thing it had going for it was the more technical elements which were solid and I liked the score. Lupita was good too. Other than that, this was a damn mess and whatever philosophical element they were trying to push was lost in corny jokes, lack of any real thrill, tropes, and a stupid twist. This is going…
Why oh why couldn’t this have been twice as long?
We needed more depth, more character building.
Overall, I loved this, it was enrapturing...it just needed more time setting the table that simply can’t be provided at this length.
I do hate to only talk about the negative in this review, so I’ll add that the 4:3 and B&W really do add a lot to the movie (and this is coming from…