As the month comes to a close it’s time for the Mad Movie Challenge when Kristina from Speakeasy assigns me a film I’ve yet to see and I in turn do the same for what I hope to be her viewing pleasure. 818 mots de plus
Étiquettes » Charles Laughton
I’d seen it before. His face darkening. Glowering. I don’t mean in the theatrical sense. There were no histrionics involved. No actor could build the layers, manufacture the almost imperceptible tautness at the edges of the mouth, flex and purse the bottom lip in ways that suggested appraisal. 296 mots de plus
Kirk Douglas stars as a gladiator who instigates a rebellion and forms an army of slaves to challenge the might of ancient Rome.
The best of the swords and sandals epics of yesteryear, this is also probably Stanley Kubrick’s most mainstream work although it still contains more adult material than most. 128 mots de plus
Island of Lost Souls was not the first adaptation of H.G. Wells’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, but it was the last the author would live to see, and his distaste for it was so great that he was reportedly pleased when the film was banned in the United Kingdom. 972 mots de plus