The question becomes: is it worth trying to be free? Is the struggle fruitless? Why can’t we escape our servitude to the past, to society, to others? * * *[…]
Author: Robert Castle
“Where many people watch a film for a true or faithful rendition of an historical event, I needed confirmation that the thing I was viewing was . . . made up!”
“I want my favorites to get the high ratings — my judgments are being challenged by anonymous forces whom I cannot confront.”
“His plan mirrors Johnny’s, that is, pieces of the plan are known to one person: Johnny and Stanley; and not until the end do we see most of their pieces come into place.
“What is this New York-ness?”
“She is so enthralled by her boy, the loving product from her own body, that she remains blind to his true nature.” One could make the case that Mrs. Bates[…]
All movies have the potential to become a non-movie, particularly when the movie showcases a cause, a disease, a celebrity, an actor’s virtuosity, a play or musical. The movie becomes[…]