Kubrick’s ‘Barry Lyndon’ is Brilliant in Its Images – Review by Vincent Canby

2019-03-26T10:52:52+00:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

Barry Lyndon, Stanley Kubrick's handsome, assured screen adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's first novel, is so long and leisurely, so panoramic in its narrative scope, that it's as much an environment as it is a conventional film. Its austerity of purpose defines it as a costume movie unlike any other you've seen.

THE GODFATHER – Review by Vincent Canby [The New York Times]

2018-02-02T14:34:57+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Taking a best-selling novel of more drive than genius (Mario Puzo's The Godfather), about a subject of something less than common experience (the Mafia), involving an isolated portion of one very particular ethnic group (first-generation and second-generation Italian-Americans), Francis Ford Coppola has made one of the most brutal and moving chronicles of American life ever designed within the limits of popular entertainment.