My Days of Mercy was a quite unique look at not only a somewhat taboo relationship between two woman but also a look at the justice system. I urge you not to read bad reviews about the film because it held my attention and must be given a chance. Both leading woman were excellent in their own daily struggles. Of course, the film could have either chosen to be a love story or a story about the criminal justice system…
Basically I was in this for Juliette Binoche (what’s new?) and I still can officially say I will never truly be in love with anything Assayas does, just my personal opinion. His films just don’t do much for me as a viewer.
This film was a great concept, but just was not executed in a way that held my attention. Oh well, Juliette was good, and beautiful as always.
Elisa & Marcela, is really a beautifully done black and white film by Isabel Coixet based on the true story about the love between two woman, and actually the first same-sex marriage in Spain. I simply adored how Isabel captured the atmosphere throughout the film and in my opinion has stunning cinematography. Just the amount that these woman had to go through in this film to stay with each other, and just how it feels to be in love - it…
"you old poop" -- lines I live for when Katharine Hepburn says them.
I absolutely loved this film, it made me laugh, made me teary. What I enjoyed the most about this film that resonates with so many people is the relationship between Henry Fonda's and Katharine Hepburn's character. This is a type of love that anyone would be lucky to have. Not only does this film touch on human connections between spouses growing old together but also between a…