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?
The movie is a decent enough popcorn flick, but its narrative weaknesses and hit-or-miss jokes don't help it much.
Rialto Pictures is theatrically re-releasing five films by one of France's lesser known, yet nonetheless noteworthy auteurs, Claude Sautet, in L.A. at the Laemmle Royal Theater..
"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!
"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."
"Armor of Light." "Good Kill," "Far from Men," "Trials of Constance Baker Motley," "Song of Lahore" and more.
Including "(T)ERROR," "Thought Crimes," "Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle (TASER)" and "Havana Motor Club."
"Cartel Land" deservedly won the Bravery Award; this is yeoman filmmaking, done at great risk to the filmmakers as well as the participants.
Context is central to any historical narrative. This is certainly true regarding the Spanish Civil War.