Scudder is a terrific character, whose casting choice its creator heartily approved, expertly embodies with his usual physically commanding presence and world-weary gravitas.
“A behaviorist would be very helpful, and somebody who can enforce the law should be there, too,” she said about film sets.
We’re all alone, essentially, no matter how close we grow to others.
Bringing together the original cast, headed by Harry Connick Jr., and, of course, Winter, the remarkable dolphin outfitted with a groundbreaking prosthetic tail who put the CMA on the map, the sequel again eschews cloying dramatics in favor of a straight-ahead, more docudrama feel.
You won’t hear that line in “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them” (more on that title in a moment), a highly absorbing if unwieldy film starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy as a couple struggling to cope — apart and together — with tragedy.
“Well, you know, a lot of them have gone,” he said in an interview before the screening.
The latest magnum opus from Ken Burns, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” premieres on PBS as a seven-night, 14-hour extravaganza airing Sunday through Saturday (Sept. 14-20) at 8 p.m. EDT.
BC-US–Film Review-The Drop,1st Ld-Writethru/720 (Eds: Links new photos. An AP Member Exchange. Film opens Friday. With AP Photos.) Review: ‘The Drop’ is sharp, character-rooted JOHN DeFORE, The Hollywood Reporter LOS ANGELES (AP) — The kind of solid, honest-feeling, mean-streets movie you might think they only make in Boston these days, Michael R. Roskam’s “The Drop” […]