"Keep runnin' shitbird! I will always find you."
I lost count at 28 "What the Fuck"s.
Perfect for the year 2020 really.
"All those people who said I couldn't make it. Well fuck you! I proved everyone wrong"
- Tonya Harding
It's bawdy, it's brash and I know it's not everybody's cup of tea, but man I love this movie. There is something about a fully grown redneck skimming like a graceful pit-bull across a frozen lake that gives me goosebumps.
Oh, and Margot Robbie is brilliant.
And Allison Janney is at her loopy-loo, psycho maniacal best too.
This is my fourth…
"If I am to be blind, understand that my heart is not blind."
This is a really sad look into the blind kids of Laos, and how a little medical attention early in their lives would have prevented a lifetime of blindness.
For some, all they need is a decent pair of specs and 'normal' life resumes.
Me: "Ooh, I've never seen a North Korean movie... can you recommend a good one?"
Well-meaning internet person: "You should totally watch The Schoolgirl's Diary. It's really fun."
Liar, liar pants on fire! This is like totally the opposite of fun. Zero fun's were had here.
For a 2000's movie, it looks like it's from the 70's. All of the joy has been extracted and replaced with an excessive dose of bland. Beige acting, beige cinematography, even the bloody wildlife…
"Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime."
- Rupert Pupkin
De Niro is clearly as mad as a box of frogs and I'm not sure I'd want him to come round for a beer anytime soon, but there's no denying his acting quality. From mob goon, to fully psychotic taxi driver to, erm, mob goon... and then this.
It's a darkly funny and well thought out story of commitment to a cause. The cause of…
"You know what I hate about myself? I know what people taste like."
After a fairly slow start, this little engine sure did pick up some speed in the downhill section. The final scene is a thing of absolute beauty.
It got me thinking about a tune from a few years ago and now I just can't get it out of my head... EarlyRise - Wasteland .
Solid performances from a great cast, especially Evans, Song, Swinton & Spencer…