“Stop Making Sense” is a concert performance of the musical group “Talking Heads”. The band was so keen on making this movie that they raised the production cost ($1.2 million) on their own. Upon the original release (1984 — nearly 40 years ago) this movie was considered ground-breaking. It still is today… Read more
“My Sailor, My Love” was directed by Klaus Härö, who hails from Porvoo, Finland. I have to tell you a little something about this director. About an achievement he accomplished when he, in 2003, won the Ingmar Bergman Award and was chosen by Ingmar Bergman himself.
Hercule Poirot is a Belgian detective that Agatha Christie created and was one of her most beloved, most steadfast, and durable characters. He actually cropped up in thirty-three of Christie’s novels, two plays and fifty-one short stories, all in circulation for us to see and read between 1920 and 1975.
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“A Million Miles Away” is an inspiring true story based on based on a guy who went from being a migrant farm worker to a NASA astronaut. This was an arduous journey, full of set-backs and blockades. He was told once: “Tenacity is a superpower”. He proved that never giving up on a dream can make the impossible a reality. Even when you are aiming for the stars.
“Sitting in Bars with Cake” has an unusual premise. The beginning will almost have you considering something else to watch, but as the story progresses, it turns into something entirely different from the opening that has you discovering what’s behind the curtain.
Vertical’s “The Good Mother” is filmed and based in New York. Believe it or not, it wasn’t shot in Georgia! Sorry. That’s a personal thing… onto the review. It’s directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, whose work has mostly been short films. Good for him to be moving up! It’s written by both him and Madison Harrison. They also worked together on the feature film named “As You Are.”
In case you’re unaware of exactly who Gold Meir (Helen Mirren) was and what she did, the beginning of the film shows us some old newspaper clippings and TV spots telling you a little you should know about what was going on around the time she entered the picture, being voted in as Prime Minister.
“Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” is about a video game… no, make that an auto racing simulator! — and it is based on — what else — a true story. Not a story about the origin of the ‘racing simulator’, but about one of the players. He actually learned enough to go on and become a race car driver IRL (In Real Life). Read more