Oscar History

The Film Experience™ was created by亚博主页Nathaniel R.Gemini,Cinephile,Actressexual.All material herein is written and copyrighted by Nathaniel or a member ofour teamas noted.

Powered by Squarespace
Don't Miss This!
Comment Fun

200 Oldest Living Movie Actors

"Bob Newhart is still doing standup!He headlined in my city this June."-Jakey

"Olivia DeHavilland and Lois Smith are so great."-Jono

"Incredible that Max von Sydow has neither a competitive Oscar nor an Honorary by now."-Joel6

Keep TFE Strong

We're looking for500...no461 Patron Saints!If you read us daily,please be one.Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference.Consider...

I ♥ The Film Experience亚博主页



Directors ofFor Sama

Lulu Wang(The Farewell)
Ritesh Batra(Photograph)
Schmidt & Abrantes(Diamantino)
Wanuri Kahiu(Rafiki)
Jia Zhang-ke(Ash is Purest White)

What'cha Looking For?

Recommend The New Classics: Master and Commander (Email)

This action will generate an email recommending this article to the recipient of your choice.Note that your email address and your recipient's email address are not logged by this system.

EmailEmail Article Link

The email sent will contain a link to this article,the article title,and an article excerpt (if available).For security reasons,your IP address will also be included in the sent email.

Article Excerpt:

Michael Cusumanohere to explore what keeps fans returning for repeat voyages on Peter Weir's 2003 nautical adventure.

Scene: Exploring the Galapagos
Right before the climactic naval battle in Peter Weir'sMaster and Commander: The Far Side of the World,the story pauses to watch a scientist leisurely wander the Galapagos Islands,collecting lizards and measuring giant tortoises.How many modern adventure films would halt the action dead in its tracks like that?Hell,how many films from any era would resist relegating such a detour to the cutting room floor?I can imagine David Lean including the sequence,but then his version ofMaster and Commanderwould probably push the four hour mark.

This adaptation of Patrick O'Brien's series of novels is less about narrative urgency and more about creating a world to get lost in.Sure,when the time comes to pay-off the naval duel at the center of the plot,Master and Commander delivers in spectacular fashion.But that's not what keeps the devotees of the film returning over and over again...

Article Link:
Your Name:
Your Email:
Recipient Email: