In Martin Scorsese’s family-friendly adventure Hugo, the early silent filmmaker Georges Méliès asks an adorable moppet if he’s ever wondered where his dreams come from. He might as well be asking the audience. The idea of cinema as dream factory is nearly as old as cinema itself, which is helpful
So, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, and Lana Wachowski’s bold ensemble piece Cloud Atlas hit theaters this weekend, and audiences are showing little interest. For whatever my $0.02 is worth, the film is spectacular. It’s a film that stumbles quite often in its individual threads – there are six different stories
I love how Marilyn can get you to root for her characters no matter how self-serving their intentions may be. She is so endearing and you really start to feel that if these men are so easily taken by killer looks and little substance, they deserve what they get.