Posts Tagged emotional

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 No Comments

The Intouchables was wonderful. Sure there were strands of stories that seemed to trail off into obscurity, but the relationship between the two main characters was the key element of the film, and it was excellent. The chemistry between the two of them, the snappy and humorous dialogue, and the overall charm of the film […]

Kramer Vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer

Thursday, December 22, 2011 No Comments

Kramer vs. Kramer won five Academy awards in 1980, and I got to say, it deserved every award it received. Not to denigrate the other films nominated that year, although to be fair the only other one I saw on that list is Apocalypse Now, which is also a top-notch film mind you, but Kramer […]

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Barney's Version

Barney’s Version

Monday, February 7, 2011 No Comments

Barney’s Version, a character centric film packed with Jewish humor, followed one man’s emotional experience through love and self-indulgence. And thanks to Paul Giamatti’s character and his superb acting, and the intermittent humor that provided the much-needed contrast to this otherwise emotional film, I was quite touched by it. My one issue with this film, […]

Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 No Comments

What I respected most about Blue Valentine was that it didn’t glorify love at first sight like most Hollywood blockbusters do, because, in reality, basing an entire relationship on the initial emotional response usually doesn’t breed a positive outcome. Also, Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling both acted quite amazingly. My one gripe is that seeing […]

Departures

Departures

Thursday, August 12, 2010 No Comments

After the orchestra gets disbanded, Daigo moves back to his hometown in an attempt to get back on his feet. Well, he does, but the job he finds involves the preparation of the deceased for funerals. Now, to say Departures is emotional is an understatement. However, if this film were awful, it wouldn’t have had […]