10 best and worst films about composers
Everything in this world has been covered in movies, and classical music is no exception. The personalities of many great composers aroused the interest of Directors, which is not surprising, as well as the fact that among them — eccentrics and eccentrics, geniuses, tyrants and romantics.
However, to portray the personality of an outstanding composer is always a challenge, especially when it is necessary to show the process of music-making. Just as an incredible amount of training will not make an actor a major League athlete, so the “kapellmeisters” on the big screen sometimes look dubious, arrhythmic, and, even more unforgivably, their hands move in the same direction, while the notes we hear are obviously the opposite. Despite all this, most films about composers are addictive, and some of them can even be called very good. Continue reading
“Fantastic beasts: the crimes of green de walda”: the darkness of heartache
What certainly expects the viewer, going to the film on the universe of “Harry Potter”? Most likely, the feeling of magic, tales — sometimes naive, sometimes harsh, sometimes too close to real life. “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald “(Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald), the second film in the series” Fantastic creatures”, traditionally released in the winter season. But this time the new year’s magic did not help him.
It should be noted that the franchise “Harry Potter” has had a huge impact on mass culture. Perhaps, on popularity from book series and their adaptations its surpasses, wasn that, “the Lord of the rings” – but books Professor and there are longer, and, say honestly, have more fertile the ground for multi-year discussions.But the success of “Harry Potter” is not a secret, and it is logical that such a cash cow should not be missed. In the first “Fantastic beasts”, events which occur about a century before all the pandemonium with the boy with the scar, the viewer is enticed by the atmosphere and mantle: follow the adventures of a shy magical zoologist and animals in the distant, incomprehensible and harsh to America was very exciting and damn magical. Continue reading
«Once… in Hollywood”: he did it again
“He did it again, “the guy behind me said with some undisguised admiration, as soon as” Once… in Hollywood” (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood) ended and went to credits. And at first I really wanted to agree with him. But all -??? in this movie Tarantino not simply showed the, that knew how before, but and something new.
There is a genre of “slice of life”in online fiction. It is usually translated into Russian as “everyday” — and it is best suited to describe what is happening in “Hollywood”. For two and a half hours, the viewer is simply shown a few days from the life of the characters of the picture, without giving, it would seem, any specific tie, which will eventually unfold in the final. And something in it subtly resembles “Pulp fiction” – although the films are far from each other, as Shanghai from Larnaca.Rick Dalton, a fading Hollywood star played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is trying to cope with his fading situation. Continue reading