I saw the Philadelphia opening last Friday a man named Ottoa remake of the 2015 Swedish film a man named oveGrumpy Tom Hanks learns to live again after his wife’s death. lifea British remake of the 1952 Japanese film, live, by the great Akira Kurosawa.of lifea grumpy Bill Nighy learns to live for the first time in decades after a medical diagnosis gives him limited time.
Nay (love, actually, Second best exotic marigold hotel) excels as Williams, a British civil servant in public works, whose upper lip is stiffer than a starch collar. When you see it, it makes you wonder how much you’re not enjoying your life.
In the American version of this story, he goes from bar to bar with his buddies, gets drunk, beats up bullies, finds kind-hearted women who will teach him to love, and makes up with the entire family he has wronged. , launched a foundation. It’s fun, so no one makes the same mistake as him.
But life Not a very American movie. Set in 1950s England, complete with bowler hats, bumbershoots, overwhelming politeness, good manners, and trapped emotions. Williams is very stoic and any emotion could kill him before he gets sick.
He befriends a much younger female colleague (Amy Lou Wood), causing a small scandal, but not because he wants to put her to bed. He hopes that a little bit of her life’s enjoyment will rub off on him: she helped push Williams back into office, and Williams actually took action, a typical government run. Decided to support a tenement project for his mother of three who has come up with a ruse. It’s a small win for Williams, but he’ll enjoy the win…even if it kills him.
life is the post-holiday season “It’s a Not So Wonderful Life.” Calling it a leisurely pace is generous, but understated performances are exhilarating, and are good if you enjoy the characters more than the plot, the politeness more than the car chase, and want to feel a little better about yourself. Kazuo Ishiguro (remnants of the day). Directed by Oliver Hermanus. (Rated PG-13. It premieres in theaters on Friday, January 13th.)
Gerard Butler (law abiding citizen) plays a pilot who miraculously lands his plane during a thunderstorm. The bad news is that he dropped his plane on a war-torn island. There his passenger is taken hostage and the only man who can help him is the suspected killer.Luke Cage). (It was rated R. Premiere in theaters on Friday, January 13th.)
A remake of the 1990 comedy with a twist risky business And now, seemingly every episode’s plot euphoriaA high school student decides to hold a house party while his parents are away. At LeBron James’ house. Bad behavior and hilarity follow. Starring Jacob Lattimore, Tosin Cole, Andrew Santino. The feature-length debut work of music video director Kalmatic. (It was rated R. Premiere in theaters on Friday, January 13th.)
Sci-fi, horror, thriller. As an evil cult steals the Shroud of Turin, an evil biotech company clones Jesus’ DNA for nefarious purposes. (R. premieres in theaters on Friday, January 13.)