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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Starring Paul Schofield, Leo McKern, John Hurt, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw and Orson Wells
Written by Robert Bolt, from his play of the same name
I struggled a little bit with A Man For All Seasons. It wasn’t that the movie was bad, and I thought it didn’t deserve to win best picture. Or that the performances were bad, or the writing was boring, because none of that was true. Rather, I struggled because A Man For All Seasons happens to be one of those films that, despite winning Best Picture, falls into the category of ‘doesn’t invoke passion from me.’ Perhaps if I were a Brit, or overly religious and cared about the reformation of the church in England, I’d have some way into the film, but I don’t. Instead, it’s just another of those movies that I saw that, despite finding nothing I could really fault about it, I also couldn’t find anything to trumpet about it. Continue reading
Hey everybody, sorry if there’s been a little delay in getting out a new post recently, but I swear, a legitimate one is coming. Next up for The Best Picture Project is 1966’s A Man For All Seasons, and
I hope to have that out in the next few days it’s out now
In the meantime, you can hop on over and read a book review I wrote for Horrornews.net on the book pictured at left – taking on some book reviews for another site is the reason for the delay over here.
In the meantime, keep checking back here for a new entry in The Best Picture Project.