A heavy dose of Father Gore’s favourite films released in 2019
This Martin Scorsese classic is the barometer for movies dealing with PTSD – not an overt military movie, but one that examines the effects of war and isolation and the lack of help for those who come home.
The Godfather: Part II. 1974. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Screenplay by Coppola & Mario Puzo. Starring Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, Michael V. Gazzo, G.D. Spradlin, Richard Bright, Gastone Moschin, Tom Rosqui, Bruno Kirby, Frank Sivero, Francesca De Sapio, Morgana King, Marianna Hill, DominicContinue reading “The Godfather: Part II Redefines the American Classic”
Brazil. 1985. Directed by Terry Gilliam. Screenplay by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, & Tom Stoppard. Starring Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Ian Richardson, Peter Vaughan, Kim Greist, Jim Broadbent, Barbara Hicks, Charles McKeown, Derrick O’Connor, Kathryn Pogson, Bryan Pringle, & Shella Reid. Embassy International Pictures. Rated R. 132 minutes.Continue reading “Terry Gilliam’s Brazil is a Dystopian Vision of Not-So-Distant Future”
Tony Scott’s THE FAN with Wesley Snipes & Robert De Niro deserves another look, according to Father Gore.