Hoover would spend his career protecting his country, his office, and his personal life from those he considered threats. This is, as the film puts it is time “to re-clarify the difference between hero and villain.” This controversial figure is brought to life in this amazing movie.
In the Name of the Father Directed by Jim Sheridan Starring: Emma Thompson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite When Daniel Day-Lewis
Nominated for seven Oscars and the winner of four including Best Picture, Chariots of Fire stands the test of time.
A bloody gang war is about to erupt in Brooklyn. The Vipers and the Deuces are going to decide who rules the streets they live on.
A year ago George Falconer lost his love of 16 years when Jim died in a car accident. Now as he seeks to move on he finds himself stuck in neutral. Today he’s decided to kill himself.
This is an interesting film that has a good pace and an interesting story. The point it drives at has remained relevant which might be why this film still works today.
In 1982 Gandhi was released to critical acclaim. That success would translate into eight Academy Awards as well as another 26 awards and multiple other nominations. Richard Attenborough took home Best Picture and Best Director for this film. Ben Kingsley won Best Actor for his portrayal of this historical figure.
This is a film that caught me by surprise. The nature of human beings and the long-term results of actions taken are both investigated throughout the movie. Bowie does a wonderful job playing a man ruined but looking for salvation. Tom Conti is amazing as Mr. Lawrence. His emotional portrayal of a man who is isolated from everyone around him is perfect.