last week’s films…

.
Night of the Living Deb (2015), Kyle Rankin

Hey we can survive on this stuff.

Maybe for an hour, if we were rabbits.

Touchez Pas au Grisbi (Hands Off the Loot) (1954), Jacques Becker

Eddie the Eagle (2016), Dexter Fletcher

I almost ejected it, but after a day I hit play again to find out what happened, otherwise a very ordinary production with music that seems so trite that it’s a sore thumb. The story itself was great, and I’m glad I know it now. The best scene was with Christopher Walken. I would have liked to see more of Petra.

The Music Room (1958), Satyajit Ray movie of the week



A Room with a View (1985), James Ivory



Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), Edward Zwick

Rams (2015), Grimur Hakonarson

Iceland. Sheep farmers. Beautifully filmed slow burner with lots of visual storytelling – actions explaining relationships.


.
.

Advertisements

One thought on “last week’s films…

  1. aaronwest

    Agree with you about a number of these, The Music Room on the plus side. But I absolutely agree about Eddie the Eagle. I rated it higher than you, but would have much preferred a straightforward narrative of the story. It had too much Hollywood formula. I think a documentary would have been far better.

    Like

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s