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Papillon: A Review

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nOO9pELNGcT9zWaH3rW4Qs4J5lVHow many times will a man attempt to escape from an island prison in spite of the fact that with the first attempt, he will be placed in solitary confinement for two years and each subsequent attempt will earn him an additional year added to the initial amount of time? In the film Papillon, released in 1973 and directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, the title character makes three attempts.…

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Moulin Rouge: A Story of Love

Moulin Rouge: A Story of Love

Image“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn; is just to love, and be loved in return.” This is a quote from the song Nature Boy written by Eden Ahbez and made famous by Nat King Cole in 1948. This single line from the composition is the central theme in Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge, surrounded by a myriad of ideals about love, freedom of expression; an homage to the first days of film and even a…

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Godzilla: The King of Monsters Rises

Godzilla: The King of Monsters Rises

ImageTwo weeks ago, a film about a gigantic reptile with nuclear breath and a very recognizable scream was released into theaters. The films name? Godzilla. The film is an American reboot of the enormously famous and successful franchise which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston and Ken Watanabe; Directed by Gareth Edwards. But first, a little history before delving into a…

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