Jacob’s Ladder is a high dive into the fractured mind of Jacob Singer; a divorced Vietnam War veteran who carries the mental scars of war and the loss of his youngest child with him. 1,052 more words
Tags » Tim Robbins
Dir: Shira Piven , 2016
A rather off film that is faintly reminiscent of The Truman Show.
A lottery winner with a personality disorder, Alice Klieg (Kirsten Wiig) spends her fortune on creating a TV show that she stars in and delivers autobiographical monologues about her life, with actors acting out past scenes. 180 more words
It’s no secret that politics seeps its way into every industry, and that the doings, dealings and personalities all behind them can be purely toxic. Though we’d like to buy into the romantic fiction that major Hollywood studios are fully committed to the art of filmmaking, and hell, perhaps they all are, if there’s anything that must come first, it’s the bottom line. 703 more words
I, Hal Jordan, do solemnly swear to pledge allegiance… to a lantern, that I got from a dying purple alien in a swamp.
So obviously I have heard a lot of not so great comments surrounding this movie, which is why it has taken me so long to watch it – but I will remain as impartial as possible. 312 more words