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Friday, October 17, 2014

Judging "The Judge" and The Week in Reviews

[I review the new movie "The Judge," the DVDs "Obvious Child" and "Summer in February," the Broadway touring company production of "Kinky Boots," and Brooke Shield's new memoir.  I also bring you up to date on "My 1001 Movies I Must See Before I Die Project" and share my "A-HA Moment of the Week"]

Judging "The Judge"

The Judge

Hotshot big city lawyer, Hank Palmer, is called back to his small Indiana town upon the death of his mother.  He is not happy about having to go back.

Thomas Wolfe said, "You can't go home again."  He should have said "You shouldn't go home again."

Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) will do anything to win a case.  He's selfish, he's a liar and an arrogant smart-ass.  Did I mention that his marriage is also in trouble?

When his mother dies unexpectedly, Hank must return to his small Midwestern home town.  He wasn't happy when he left and he is not happy to return. 

This is a family drama, a courtroom drama, a mystery and a tearjerker.

The family drama begins when it becomes clear early on that Hank's marriage is in trouble and he also doesn't get along with his father and brothers.

Hank's father, Joseph Palmer (Robert Duvall) has sat on the bench as one of the local judges for 42 years.  He's a hard-hitting curmudgeon with those who stand before him and with his sons too. Hank and "The Judge," as Hank calls his father, trade barbs and clearly don't like each other.

The courtroom drama begins when "The Judge" is charged with murder and Hank must step in to save him. 

The mystery begins when you wonder whether or not "The Judge" did it.

The tearjerker part begins when you find out that "The Judge" is dying of cancer.

Robert Downey Jr. has perfected the smart-ass persona in his "Iron Man" films and elsewhere and here it's no different.  But he also shows his tender side as he navigates the difficult waters of his relationship with his father.

It's good to see Duvall again (he only made one film last year), and he gives a magnificent performance.  It's also refreshing to see Downey warming up his dramatic chops.  He's a fine actor.  They are both supported by Vincent D’Onofrio, who brings in a poignant performance as Hank's older brother; Jeremy Strong as his younger autistic brother obsessed with filming everything; Vera Farmiga (high school girlfriend), who is always good but here really doesn't have enough to do, and Billy Bob Thornton, who cuts an imposing figure as the prosecutor, Hank's nemesis at trial.

The parent child dynamic is reminisicent of "On Golden Pond" and seems to say be sure you say what you need to say to your loved ones before it's too late.

I judge comedies by whether or not I laugh. 

I judge tearjerkers by whether or not I cry.

I cried.

Yes, like "Gone Girl,"  it's too long (what's with these two and a half hour movies these days?) and yes, some things don't add up, but it's good old-fashioned movie making, a riveting story with fantastic performances.

Rosy the Reviewer says..."Judge," I sentence you to several Academy Award nominations, especially for Duvall's performance.

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Obvious Child (2014)

Ex-SNL alum Jenny Slate stars in this indie tale of a young woman trying to make it as a stand-up comedienne, while at the same time trying to sort out her life.

The film opens with our heroine, Donna, doing stand-up in a seedy little club in Brooklyn.  Donna's brand of humor is off-the-cuff and very off color, scattered and personal.  Her boyfriend takes issue with her using him as laugh fodder and breaks up with her.  She doesn't take it well and her stand-up routine takes a hit when she goes on stage drunk.

Donna is almost 30 and still lives with her parents and works a dead-end job and manages to lose that too.  This break-up breaks her and one night she has a one night stand and ends up pregnant.  What to do?  She hardly knows this guy.

So the discussion leads to the "A" word:  abortion.

Slate's Donna is quirky, raw and annoying.  You may or may not like her, but this film tackles real issues young women face today and it's a brave little film.  Much of the film feels unrehearsed, adding to its authenticity.

Donna is a mess as many twenty-somethings are, but she has loyal friends and a life she needs to sort out.  It's called growing up.

Rosy the Reviewer says...a strange little rom-com that is almost anti-rom-com and far from obvious.

Summer in February (2013)

True tale of a love triangle among members of a bohemian group of British artists called the Lamorna group.

It's 1913 and, young Florence  has arrived in Cornwall to join the Lamorna Group.  Alfred Munnings is the leader who is prone to reciting American poetry such as Poe's "The Raven" and Wadsworth's "Hiawatha."  He is instantly attracted to Florence, but so is newcomer Gilbert, a military officer and friend of Alfred’s. Gilbert falls in love with Florence but Alfred gets there first and asks her to marry him.  She says yes which is strange because despite how handsome Dominic Cooper is, there was absolutely no build-up in this relationship.  I remember watching the film and when she said "Yes," I literally said "What?" out loud.

Gilbert is crushed but remains friends with the couple.  When Florence realizes what she has done, she embarks on an affair with Gilbert.

The film stars Dominic Cooper (who I loved in the mini-series "Fleming") as British artist Alfred Munnings, Emily Browning as wanna be artist Florence Carter-Wood, and Dan Stevens (this is where you Downton Abbey fans can see Matthew again) as Gilbert Evans.  It focuses on the early 20th century love triangle of these three.

Gorgeous Cornwall vistas beautifully photographed and gorgeous Dan Stevens, who we all loved in Downton Abbey, are the highlights of this rather dull tale of love gone wrong.  Stevens shows much more passion here than he did with Lady Mary in Downton, but alas, that does not save this plodding tale that doesn't seem to have much of a point since all of the characters are kind of nutty.

For example, every time things don't go well for Florence, she tries to poison herself.

An entire hour goes by before anything happens.  At exactly one hour and 17 minutes things get going, but it's too late.  I have already gone to sleep.

The Brits usually do ill-fated love stories very well (think "Wuthering Heights" and "Waterloo Bridge"), but not this time.

Rosy the Reviewer says...even you hard-core lovers of British costume dramas won't be able to slog through this.

"My 1001 Movies I Must See Before I Die Project"
308 to go!

The Black Cat (1934)

American honeymooners visiting Hungary are taken to a creepy castle after an accident.

Joan and Peter Allison meet Dr. Vitus Werdegast (Bela Lugosi) aboard the Orient Express.  They all get off at the same stop and Werdegast offers them a ride.  After a car accident en route, Joan is injured so Wedegast takes them with him to the castle of Hjalmar Poelzig (Boris Karloff, but billed as just "Karloff") and then the fun begins.  Poelzig lives in a creepy, though very modern, castle that sits on the graves of men killed during the war.

This movie doesn't stand up very well to today's standards.  Campy is the word that comes to mind.  Many of the old over-dramatic movie-making devices are at work here: musical crescendos every time Karloff enters the room, the long suspicious looks, train wheels chugging to show the passage of time, buggy eyes, but if you can get over all of that, it's quite an enjoyable film.  It would make a great late night double feature with "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," since naïve Joan and Peter Allison are dead-ringers for Brad and Janet.

Why it's a Must See: "...the first screen teaming of the great monster stars of the 1930's, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi...the most perverse and the artiest of the original run of Universal horror pictures..."
("1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.")

Rosy the Reviewer's stylish and campy, but I prefer Bela as Dracula and Boris as The Mummy, though I did find Boris' lisp and his ducktail haircut quite adorable, but kind of distracting for a horror film.

In a Lonely Place (1950)

A screenwriter with a violent temper is cleared of a murder by his lovely neighbor.  But did he do it?

Dixon "Dix" Steele (Humphrey Bogart) is a down-on-his-luck screenwriter. At a nightclub, Dix notices that the hat check girl is reading a book he wants to adapt, so he invites the girl, Mildred Atkinson (Martha Stewart) to his apartment to give him the synopsis so he doesn't have to read it himself.  Nothing untoward happens and he gives her money to catch a cab home.

The next morning, a police detective (Frank Lovejoy), who just happens to be an old friend arrives and tells him that Mildred was murdered during the night and Dix is a suspect.  However, Dix's beautiful neighbor, Laurel (Gloria Grahame), is brought to the police station and confirms seeing the girl leave Dix's apartment alone.  Laurel and Dix begin to fall in love but Laurel begins to wonder if Dix might have killed the girl when she witnesses some violent behavior. When Dix asks her to marry him she says yes, but only because she is too afraid to say no.  She makes plans to leave town but when Dix finds out, he almost strangles her. Red flags for the relationship, wouldn't you say?

Grahame does sultry and steamy very well, something that is de rigeur in film noir, and Bogart is hard-boiled and moody, another staple.
Why it's a Must See: "...[this] qualifies as a masterpiece on many grounds: as the single best film of cult director Nicholas Ray (he also did "Rebel without a Cause"); as a uniquely romantic and doom-haunted noir drama; as a showcase for personal best performances by Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame; and as one of the most insightful films about Hollywood."
("1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.")

Rosy the Reviewer says...Film noir at its best and it's even more fun when you realize that Gloria Grahame not only married Nicholas Ray, she also married his son (from another marriage, of course)! You can't get any more "noir" than that!

***At the Theatre***



A struggling shoe manufacturing company in the north of England must come up with a way to save the company. The young owner joins forces with a drag queen to manufacture thigh-high stiletto heeled boots - Kinky Boots.
Kinky Boots is a new musical with music and lyrics by Cyndy Lauper (and the songs sound just like her pop hits) and book by Harvey Fierstein based on a British film based on true life.  It won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical and is currently on tour in the U.S.
It's a story that's been done before - working class folks who join forces to overcome adversity but there is the added story that explores "what is a man?"
In this touring company, Kyle Taylor Parker is a stand-out as Lola (nee Simon), but sadly many of the other characters are stereotypes. But that doesn't mean it's not fun.  It is.  It's a real crowd-pleaser.
When I watch new musicals, I can't help but compare them to the musicals that have stood the test of time:  "West Side Story," "South Pacific," "Les Miserables," you know the ones.  Are the songs memorable?  Is the story original?  Was I moved by it?

Rosy the Reviewer says...the verdict is out on whether or not "Kinky Boots" will stand the test of time, but in the meantime, it's lots of fun.


***Book of the Week***
There Was a Little Girl  (publication date: Nov. 18)
This is a portrait of Terri Shields, Brooke Shield's mother who was portrayed in her obituary as a classic stage mother who inappropriately put her daughter out there in show business for her own gain.  Brooke wants to set the record straight.
Brooke Shields is probably best known today for her TV show "Suddenly Susan" and possibly her marriage to tennis star Andre Agassi.  However, as a child actress she starred as a young prostitute in "Pretty Baby," a highly controversial role and film for which her mother, Terri, took a lot of heat.
Though Brooke wrote an earlier memoir, "Down Came the Rain" (2006) that detailed her post-partum depression after the birth of her first child, here she turns her attention to her mother, Terri.  Terri, tough and gregarious, divorced Brooke's father after a whirlwind courtship and short marriage when Brooke was just a baby.  Brooke grew up feeling responsible for her mother and cites a story where Terri, driving with Brooke in the front seat, yelled at Brooke to jump into the back seat to avoid being injured in an inevitable crash. Brooke's reply was "If you die, I die."
Brooke was a beautiful child so modeling opportunities came her way and Terri took advantage of them.  Eventually, acting opportunities also started coming in, but it was Brooke's role as a child prostitute in "Pretty Baby" that earned Terri a reputation as a single mother who sold her daughter out for her own ambition.  It didn't help with subsequent roles in "Endless Love" and "The Blue Lagoon," both involving sex and/or nudity. 
Brooke talks about her career, but mostly this book is meant to set the record straight about her mother, but she pulls no punches about her mother's alcoholism and the role that played in both of their lives.  Terri died young of dementia and this book is Brooke's response in part to her own guilt that she never told her mother what she meant to her, because despite the fact that her mother's alcoholism was an embarrassment and a worry, she was her mother and she loved her very much.

Rosy the Reviewer says...An honest look at a relationship between an only child and her single alcoholic mother that will resonate with all mothers and daughters.

***A-HA Moment of the Week***

I have discovered BAKED grilled cheese sandwiches.

Works like a charm.  Put a baking sheet in the oven while it is heating to 400 degrees.  Butter one side of two pieces of bread.  When oven is heated, place the buttered side of the bread onto the baking sheet, top with cheese (2 Kraft singles work great), top with the other piece of bread, buttered side up.  Bake for 7 minutes, then flip the sandwich over and bake for another 6 minutes.  If you want to be really fancy, sprinkle with parmesan when flipping.  You can add ham, tomatoes, etc.  Enjoy!  I'm sold on this method.
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Friday, October 10, 2014

"Gone Girl" and The Week in Reviews

[I review the new movie "Gone Girl," the DVDs "Third Person" and "Breathe In" and Dick Cavett's new book, plus I bring you up to date on my "1001 Movies I Must See Before I Die Project." 

And new feature:  My A-HA! Moment of the Week:  This week I've discovered Wendy Williams!]

***NOTE:  Change is afoot.***

I have decided to make a bit of a change with my blog. 

Instead of writing a full-blown piece or rant on both Tuesdays and Fridays (plus my Friday reviews), I will rant on Tuesdays and review on Fridays. 

So if you are a fan of my rants, stories and observations, check in with me on Tuesdays.  If you are a fan of my witty and cheeky reviews and/or want to follow me as I work on my "1001 Movies I Must See Before I Die Project," check in on Fridays.  I will also include an "A-HA Moment of the Week" on Fridays.
And if you are a TRUE FAN, I will see you here both days, right?

"This Girl is Gone in More Ways Than One"

Gone Girl
(now showing)
Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) discovers his wife missing and he becomes the prime suspect in her possible murder.
Nick had been visiting with his twin sister, Margo (Carrie Coon, who does look amazingly like Ben/Nick as well as looking amazingly like Janeane Garolfalo), at The Bar, a bar he and his wife own.  When he returns home and finds his wife, Amy (Rosamunde Pike), missing and what looks to be a crime scene in his living room, he calls the police. What they find is more than a smashed coffee table in the living room.  They find blood spatter. Not good for Nick.

Through a series of flashbacks, we also get a portrait of Nick's and Amy's courtship and marriage via Amy's voice-overs and diary entries.  As the police investigate Amy's disappearance, we learn that Amy is a well-known children's author who was the inspiration for a series of children's books, "Amazing Amy," that Nick and Amy both lost their jobs due to the recession and moved from NYC to Missouri to care for his ailing mother and that their marriage is also ailing.  Motive for murder?
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn, I can't comment on how well this was translated to the screen since I didn't read the book, but since Flynn also adapted the screenplay, I would say if it's OK with her, it's OK with me.  And I am glad I hadn't read the book.  This is the kind of film where you don't want to know the plot twists and how it's going to end, though it's my understanding that the ending of the film is different from the ending of the novel.
The characters are complex.  Amy grew up rich and may have been the inspiration for "Amazing Amy," the fictionalized character in a series of children's books her parents created who could do anything, but she felt she never lived up to that character.  Nick came from Missouri and worked hard for what he had but alternates between smarmy charm and disloyal husband.
Director David Fincher, whose body of work includes "The Social Network," "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" and "Se7en," here deftly creates a fast-paced, intriguing, thriller with echoes of the Scott Peterson case, the movie "Body Heat,"  and some Hitchcock thrown in for good measure that explores the dark places in a marriage.  I figured out the first twist early on, and despite the fact that the movie is engrossing and I liked it, I found it too long and the ending unsatisfying.  I actually came up with a better ending which I wish I could share, but then that would spoil the film.
"Gone Girl" also presents a rather jaundiced view of marriage, seeming to say we act one way to attract a mate, but over time as the trials of marriage occur, we cannot keep up the pretense. We learn early on that Amy believes marriage is hard work, and then we learn that she will do anything to make it work - her way. Amy's and Nick's relationship started with sophisticated, snappy patter, lots of sex and deteriorated into...well, you will have to see the film.
I have been a big fan of Ben Affleck ever since his speech to Matt Damon in "Good Will Hunting" where he tells Matt he is too smart to stay in their town, working menial jobs.  I think he stole the show there.  Here he is also good, turning on the charm when needed and sweating profusely when needed. I think Ben is one of our most underrated actors, along with Leonardo Dicaprio.  Also after seeing Ben step out of the shower in the buff, I like him even better!
But this is British actress Rosamund Pike's film. She runs the gamut of emotion and character and takes us on a roller coaster ride.  Tyler Perry shines as Nick's lawyer, Tanner Bolt (it's refreshing to see Perry in a suit instead of women's clothing) and Kim Dickens as Det. Rhonda Boney is also outstanding.
As the media frenzy builds surrounding Amy's disappearance, there are some very funny digs at the media, Nancy Grace especially (I'm surprised she didn't mention her  twins), which I enjoyed very much, because I hate Nancy Grace.
Rosy the Reviewer says...a must see suspenseful Hitchcockian thriller, but be prepared for two and a half hours and a strange ending. 

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(And Some You Will Be Glad You Did)
Third Person (2013)
Three different love stories play out simultaneously in Rome, Paris and New York.
Liam Neeson plays a Pulitzer Prize winning writer in Paris struggling with writer's block and also with a nutty estranged wife (not a stretch for Kim Basinger) and a young girlfriend (Olivia Wilde).  In Rome, Adrien Brody gets mixed up with a mysterious homeless woman who may or may not be scamming him and, in New York, Mila Kunis is a mess but trying to get custody of her son from Mr. Meany, James Franco.  How these stories connect will be your mission for over two hours, if you care to stick around that long. 
Director/writer Paul Haggis won an Academy Award for "Crash" in 2005, and this is more of the same formula: seemingly disparate stories that will come together somehow in the end. Haggis likes this formula and to drop a bomb at the end, which he does, but he defeats himself because that bomb kind of ruins the whole 135 minutes you just spent watching this film.  It's one of those films that makes you go "Huh?"
Haggis has said in press releases that the title is symbolic of the "third person" that exists in every relationship.  I am not sure this is borne out in the film, but it definitely relates to the twist, which as the film progresses you might be able to figure out, though Haggis does not provide any clues.  He just drops the bomb.
A big stellar cast, glamorous locations, and lots of money thrown at this film, and Haggis is a serious filmmaker, but ultimately it doesn't add up to much.  I love Neesom and the other actors are fine, but they don't have much to work with.  The characters are shallow and detached, much as the title implies
Rosy the Reviewer says...I liked "Crash," but I didn't need to see it again in a lesser version.

Breathe In (2013)

This is what happens when you invite a pretty exchange student from the UK into your home. 
Guy Pierce plays, Keith, a music teacher who really wants to play his cello with the New York Symphony.  He and his wife have been married for over 20 years, but are clearly not on the same page.  He tries to share some music with her.  She puts on the headphones and her first comment is that it's too loud.  She calls his being a sub at the symphony a hobby; he corrects her - it's a part-time job.  She collects cookie jars.
Enter Sophie (Felicity Jones) as a sensitive exchange student who plays divine piano and you have a recipe for disaster.
This is not the edgy Guy Pierce in "Memento."  This is the gaunt, sweaty, pervy Guy Pierce.  Amy Ryan plays his thin-lipped wife, Megan, and she is smarmy and cold. Mackenzie Davis is their daughter, Lauren, who shares her room with their exchange student and comes to wish she hadn't. 
As Keith becomes more and more interested in Sophie and she him, you begin thinking about calling Child Protective Services.  Jones looks so young compared to Pierce, it's an uncomfortable romance.
This is a portrait of a family where everyone "breathes in," as in holding it in and no one "breathes out," shares what they really feel or tells the truth, which could have been an interesting story to tell but in the end, there is no substance here.
There is an almost improvisational quality to the interactions, especially early in the film when the three family members are interacting which adds to the realism, but it's not enough to save a story that really doesn't have much going for it.  And it's just too excruciatingly pervy.
Rosy the Reviewer Felicity Jones, love Guy Pierce, hated this movie.

"My 1001 Movies I Must See Before I Die Project"


310 Movies to go! 

Laurel and Hardy want to attend their Sons of the Desert convention but their wives say no.

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were a comedy duo, Laurel a thin, English child-like character and Oliver, a pompous heavy-set American and together they were a popular team from the 1920's through the 1940's. 

In this film, their fourth full-length feature, Laurel and Hardy want to attend the Sons of the Desert convention in Hawaii.  The Sons of the Desert is a fraternal organization they belong to.  Their wives say no so we spend the next 60+ minutes watching them try to foil their wives.  They think they have a plan, but in slapstick comedy, you know how that turns out.

It's all very politically incorrect stuff by today's standards.  Lots of domestic violence (the women abusing the men), nagging and domineering wives and the men scared of their wives so they have to sneak around so their wives won't find out what they are up to.  When the wives do find out, it's hell to pay.

Today a wife hitting her husband over the head with a vase is not considered funny, nor, in my view is eating waxed fruit or sneaking a drink or cigarette behind the wife's back. This sort of comedy wasn't my cup of tea 60 years ago, and it's not my cup of tea today, but if you are a student of film, you at least need to know what these two were all about.  Their comedy influences can be seen in later TV classics such as "I Love Lucy" and "The Jackie Gleason Show."

Rosy the Reviewer says...before you die, you need to know who Laurel and Hardy were and this was considered their best feature film.
Thirty-two brilliant little vignettes illustrate the life of this eccentric concert pianist.
Glenn Gould was a Canadian concert pianist best known for his interpretations of Bach.  He quit performing at the age of 32 and became a recluse but still made some acclaimed recordings, hosted experimental radio programs, made a fortune in the commodities market and indulged in bizarre late-night phone calls until his death at age 50.  Gould was so renowned that his recording of a Bach prelude was included in the Voyager spacecraft.
This is a documentary that effectively, and sometimes humorously, uses dramatized scenes (Colm Feore plays Gould), animation and Gould's gorgeous music to tell his story.
Rosy the Reviewer says...if you love classical piano and innovative film-making, you will love this film.  This is definitely a must before you die.


***Book of the Week***

Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments and Assorted Hijinks by Dick Cavett (Publication date: October 28, 2014)
TV talk show host Cavett reminiscences about funny and poignant moments from his life and career as a talk show host.
In the late 60's to mid-70's "The Dick Cavett Show" was a late night TV destination, and Cavett has been a presence on television ever since.  He was known as the smart, in-depth interviewer who enjoyed a pun or two.  He could be pompous and he didn't take any guff from his guests either.  There is a famous story about a show in 1971 with Norman Mailer and Gore Vidal.  Mailer and Vidal were not fans of each other.  Mailer was drunk, belligerent and trading insults with Vidal when Vidal finally said to Cavett,"Why don't you look at your question sheet and ask your question?" to which Cavett responded "Why don't you fold it 5 ways and put it where the moon don't shine?"
He shares anecdotes about Arthur Godfrey and Art Linkletter, TV personalities mostly forgotten today, as well as more well-known people such as Groucho Marx, John Lennon, Jerry Lewis, Muhammad Ali and others, stories many of which are taken from his opinion column that he writes for The New York Times.
Verdict: If you like Dick Cavett's kind of wit and you are old enough to remember some of the people he talks about, you will enjoy this.

***My A-HA! Moment of the Week***

I have just discovered "The Wendy Williams Show."  Who Knew?
The show is basically Wendy talking about TV reality shows, celebrity gossip, Lifetime Movies and what's happening in pop culture, and you know me, I'm in heaven.  And Wendy is a hoot.  She calls it as she sees it.  Just like me!

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