Thursday, May 20 2010
Welcome to Metropolis, folks. The year is 2719. It's funky and fantastic, futuristic but retro.
Tuesday, September 9 2008
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The film takes great care to ignite those moments of emotional fires, burning within the dilapidated walls of the apartment.
Sunday, February 24 2008
Friday, February 22 2008
Sunday, January 1 1995
To aid him on his travels, Bobby (Jon Favreau) takes Ricky, his childhood friend, boxing partner (they're introduced fighting each other in some cheap venue, for piddling money), and notorious fuck-up. Ricky is played by the affable (when not bar-brawling) Vince Vaughn, who also produced 'Made', and who, in 1996, starred with Favreau in 'Swingers', the film that made them both bankable properties.
'Monster's Ball' leans heavily on Southern Gothic torment and metaphor, as well as bizarre, if historically framed, circumstances.