This week on Symphony @ 7, I’ll be featuring some notable recordings Herbert Von Karajan made with the Berlin Philharmonic.
The Tourist is a remake of a 2005 French film. You don’t have to worry about subtitles; just focus on the charms of Angelina Jolie.
The King’s Speech starts as the man second in line to the British throne, and known to his family as “Bertie” (Colin Firth), is struggling with a lifelong disability, that of stammering. In his life as a royal, it just won’t do.
We have three factors in play here. The novel by Charles Portis, the John Wayne film for which he won his only Oscar, and the new film featuring Jeff Bridges.
Crowe and Banks are very believable. This is a relatively long film at 2 hours because there is a slow buildup to the finale. But it is worth the wait.
The animation is what one would expect from Disney — lush and colorful. It’s a pleasure to watch.
Franco has proved to be a very strong actor and he carries off this role successfully. And Danny Boyle knows how to keep a largely one-set location interesting.
I’m happy to say that Cher is still Cher in looks and voice. Aguilera is a revelation to those who don’t already know her
A review of ‘Fair Game,’ the highly-publicized movie about Valerie Plame (played by Naomi Watts).
A review of the latest Harry Potter: I enjoyed seeing the maturity of these three characters and their acting ability. Daniel Radcliffe, for one, is showing a more nuanced performance.