I review Wolfgang Petersen’s epic film Troy, inspired by the Greek legend of the Trojan War.
Arthouse cinema can mean pretentious at its worst. It can also mean mysterious, where a film can engage your emotions to rarely felt levels, can focus your imagination on a problem that is rarely discussed not even thought of. This is one of those films. Even if you don’t want to watch this review, find […]
The time is fast approaching….Which side will you stand on?
This movie review first appeared on the “Top Hat And Buttered Popcorn” program that aired bimonthly on the Fairfax County (VA) cable television station, Channel 10. It was hosted by John Savers. Mel Gibson starred as the Scot hero, William Wallace, who fought against English domination of Scotland by King Edward, called “Longshank.” His struggle […]
Hard to be a God, directed by Alexei German is quite the experience. Rarely an easy watch, it is strangely compelling as we witness one man’s struggle to maintain hope in a society that has not progressed through the renaissance, remaining stuck in a cruel, superstitious medieval period.