Before there was a shared cinematic universe. Before there was Edward Norton, much less Mark Ruffalo. Before he was part of a team. Before all that there were…Hulk Dogs. 1,887 more words
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The masterful novelist Jane Austen had one low point in her career. Her Sense and Sensibility was so entrenched in a world of gossip and secrecy that it was impossible to recognize when anybody was telling the truth and for that matter what the truth of the story was. 538 more words
I remember little of what I read.
That has been a bit of a curse. I can hardly recall lines or verses.
But yes, having read anything helps, as it makes Google mining easier. 1,155 more words
Satire and cinema don’t go hand in hand that often, there aren’t many films proving otherwise, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (whose screenplay is an adaptation of an high profile satiric novel) had the right material to fill this void and some scenes are memorable, it would be interesting to re-edit the film using only the stadium scenes – before, during and after the halftime walk – alas the rest of the film (Billy’s home-coming, Billy’s memories from Iraq) bring to the plate superfluous social commentary and unnecessary realism, it looks like Lee and Jean-Cristophe Castelli had not much faith in satire, maybe they feared that satire alone could not carry the movie, they had at their disposal the meanings to give an heir to Kubrick’s Dr. 40 more words