House Of Cards
Because in completing season three in just under two weeks, revisiting each episode from the beginning seems to be the only viable option. Whether it be the characters, cinematography or Kevin Spacey in general; there’s something to keep everyone enticed by some detail or look or line.
The First Wives Club
Because if casting means anything, it is greatness. The reunion of friends, over a late-friends suiceide may not sound like the premise to a great film, but the minds of Hugh Wilson and Robert Harling made a great thing happen for the 1996 film. Fashion, New York, humour and kick-ass women makes describes this film in a nutshell. Did i mention a young Sarah Jessica Parker?
The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Wes Anderson. Need i say more?
“Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go on an overnight drunk, and in 10 days I’m going to set out to find the shark that ate my friend and destroy it. Anyone who wants to tag along is more than welcome.”
Noah Baumbach is the name you need to know. You can read my mini-review here, along with that of Manhattan, which is also on Netflix.
“It’s brown water! I’m paying seven-hundred dollars a month, I got rats with bongos and a, and a frog and I got brown water here.”– Manhattan
The Royal Tenenbaums
Again, Wes Anderson, need i say more? Well, if one must, then it’s that you’ll fall in love with Margot, or at least her wardrobe. You’ll laugh/cry, possibly both. It is the life of eccentrics played out at its best. The list of art-department crew is extensive and all can see why, whilst the cinematography was left down to one man, Robert D. Yeoman- known also for the Grand Budapest Hotel and, oh wait, a very large quantity of Wes Anderson films.
Robin Williams and Nathan Lane play in a remake of La Cage aux Folles, and it’s brilliantly funny and stunning. It’s possibly an underrated film of Williams, but is most definitely a great piece of comedy with heart. Beautifully acted and picturesque, there’s no reason to not watch.