Here are my thoughts on the trailers that preceded Florida Project:
China hustle – Yes. I still want to see this, but I don’t think it is going to be as good as “The Big Short”. 40 more words
Travis Fimmel, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi and Charlie Plummer are the stars of Lean On Pete, an Andrew Haig directed adventure / drama about a teenager who befriends fading racehorse, Lean on Pete. 68 more words
Lonely teenager Charley bonds with horse ‘Lean on Pete’, embarking on an emotional journey across America’s Northwest.
The latest movie from director Andrew Haigh demonstrates his versatility, but after the brilliance of both Weekend and 45 years, it comes as a slight disappointment. 88 more words
Andrew Haigh proves he is great at quietly understating yet heartfelt drama with his first 2 films, Weekend and 45 Years, and he adapts that style as he turns Stateside with the story of a 15 year old boy who lives with his philandering single father in Portland, Oregon who works for Steve Buscemi’s racing horse owner on odd jobs taking care of his horses, in particular, Lean On Pete, who is getting on a bit and face being sold off to Mexico. 168 more words
With his work on the beautiful ‘Weekend’ and the masterful ’45 years’ (and also of course his work on the sadly short lived HBO television series ‘Looking’) Director Andrew Haigh has surely proven so far that he is one of the most reliable voices working in cinema today. 468 more words
Lean on Pete is adapted from a novel by Willy Vlautin and follows the story of 15-year-old Charlie Thompson (Charlie Plummer), a lonely boy without a stable home and family, who finds himself with past-his-prime racehorse Pete working his way across America from race course to race course. 211 more words