Archive for the ‘coming of age’ Category

Emma Stone (Olive), Patricia Clarkson (Rosemary). Screenplay by Bert V. Royal. Directed by Will Gluck. Rating: 15. Running time: 92 minutes. So I took a gamble and I got punished for it. This is a mess, and a mushy one at that. There’s a dash of decent comedy – a dash being a single scene […]


Eva Green (Isabelle), Michael Pitt (Matthew), Louis Garrel (Theo). Screenplay by Gilbert Adair. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Rating: 18. Running time: 115 minutes. The Dreamers is Bertolucci’s long, delicious love letter to love itself, Paris, youth, sex, the spirit of ’68, Hendrix and Dylan, Keaton and Chaplin, cinephilia and Godard and the New Wave that inspired […]


Cybil Shepherd (Jacy Farrow), Jeff Bridges (Duane Jackson), Timothy Bottoms (Sonny Crawford), Ellen Burstyn (Lois Farrow). Screenplay by Peter Bogdanovich et al. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Rating: 15. Running time: 119 minutes. If you remember from No Direction Home where Dylan was from – a minuscule, totally forgettable town called Duluth in Minnesota – and if you remember […]