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It's like the directing team set out to make a respectable version of "Gummo." But respectability never improves anything.
Lenny Abrahamson's completely bizarre, but unquestionably genius, comedy is actually based on a real life Frank who used to wear a large papier-mâché head all the time.
Director Julin Hernndez delves through love, isolation, desperation, the artistic struggle, and a whole lot more with "I Am Happiness on Earth."
Nearly 30 years on from the New Wave, and Eric Rohmer was still studying the coupling process among the somewhat-snobby intelligentsia - still doing his thing.
It's "Twister" on steroids!
Director Lasse Hallstrom is an old hand (his filmography stretches from "ABBA: The Movie" to "Nicholas Sparks' Safe Haven,") so he has a bit of fun bringing some flair into the picture whenever there's space in the margins.
The last thing writer Elon Mastai seems interested in is watching two people become a couple, on their own - which is, in theory, the entire theme and purpose of this story.
Alison Berg and Frank Keraudren delve into the story behind, and beyond, events that inspired the film "Dog Day Afternoon." their subject, John Wojtowicz, is an affable man with a swaggering, larger than life persona.
It may not be a great movie, but it is a damn refreshing one.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney documents the activist musician, as well as the Broadway musical made about his life, in the rich, two-hour portrait.