This film I really, really enjoyed, but the problem is that if I say too much about it I might ruin it for you. So, in brief, Costner plays earl Brooks, a ceramic maker. A big name in the business community. But Mr. Brooks has another side to him; he likes to kill. He believes himself addicted to murder, and every now and then he falls off the wagon and his alter-ego, Marshall, gets what he wants, a murder. But on his most recent outing he makes a bad mistake and gets photographed at the scene. He know has to deal with the photographer as well as his own family issues.
Grizzled old veteran teaches impudent new pup how to be a rescue swimmer.And that is about it. But if that was all I said it’d make for a pretty short review, so I’ll just bullshit away here for a few … Continue reading
19 October 2004
Cast: Bill Pullman, Chris Klein, David Andrews, David Leon, Denis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Hugh Grant, Isabella Rossellini, Kevin Costner, Linden Ashby, Mandy Moore, Radha Mitchell, Tom Sizemore
Script: Dan Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Nicolas Boukhrief, Roger Avery
Genre: biopic, western
Setting: C19th, USA
Everyone’s heard of Wyatt Earp haven’t they? The gunfight at the OK corral, Dodge city, Tombstone and Doc Holliday are all part of the western mythology. Part of a place of heroes and baddies, white hats and black hats, where usually, in the end the good guys save the day, possibly riding off into the sunset. Continue reading
22 March 2004
Cast: Abraham Benrubi, Annette Bening, Diego Luna, James Russo, Kevin Costner, Michael Gambon, Michael Jeter, Robert Duvall
Script: Craig Storper
Setting: C19th, Montana
You know I think this may be my favourite film of the year. I loved Dogville, but this is a lot more watchable.