Bonnie and Clyde (1967): Gangsters on the Road to Nowhere – Review by Richard Gilman

2018-08-15T13:29:43+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Bonnie and Clyde is about violence and crime, and the desire of the ego to define itself, to live in violence and crime if it can't in anything else. To this end it remains properly sympathetic to the characters it has plucked from history, the sympathy being given not to crime but to a process in which crime figures, to the action by which the ego displays itself as the embattled source of everything—crime, love, violence, goodness, error, dream.

‘THE GODFATHER’ AND THE DECLINE OF MARLON BRANDO – Review by Stanley Kauffmann

2018-03-02T22:07:19+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Hurricane Marlon is sweeping the country, and I wish it were more than hot air. A tornado of praise—cover stories and huzzahs—blasts out the news that Brando is giving a marvelous performance as Don Corleone in The Godfather, the lapsed Great Actor has regained himself, and so on. As a Brando-watcher for almost 30 years, I’d like to agree.