A new film is being screened in select cities this summer that focuses on the life of the late poet-musician, Gil Scott-Heron.
The cast tried so hard. But the jokes were tortured and the warmth didn't reach room temperature.
Really, whose idea was it to film a blabfest about a guy purportedly on anti-depressants?
Martin Sheen has stated, "While acting is what I do for a living, activism is what I do to stay alive."
The movie is a decent enough popcorn flick, but its narrative weaknesses and hit-or-miss jokes don't help it much.
Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.
"Jimmy's Hall" is about Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported as an illegal alien from Ireland, the land of his birth, without so much as a trial!
The highly accomplished, ever busy, and much beloved actor Patrick Stewart is 75 years old today.
"Armor of Light." "Good Kill," "Far from Men," "Trials of Constance Baker Motley," "Song of Lahore" and more.
Half way through this film, I cried because it was so good at explaining the highs and lows, the pure misery, of adolescence.