1920s, 4/4, Drama, Erich von Stroheim, Review

Greed

"Can you tell me what the movie Greed is really about?" asked no one ever. I'm going to be honest, I hate the title Greed for this film. A film that could have been marketed as the story of the rise and fall of a man gets limited to just the most basic of thematic… Continue reading Greed

2000s, 4/4, Best Picture Winner, Clint Eastwood, Drama, Review

Million Dollar Baby

#3 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. I don't know what it was about the early 2000s that turned Clint Eastwood's directing output around from largely middling fare to seriously fantastic filmmaking, but it honestly could be no more than him suddenly deciding to direct better scripts. He should keep doing that. What he… Continue reading Million Dollar Baby