While Hawks’ quintessential Western moves with patience and purpose it is always gripping. Sharp dialogue, fascinatingly flawed characters and an exciting central conflict fuel the story.
FIVE STAR FILMS
There are countless reason as to why Sullivan’s Travels is widely considered one of the greatest comedies of all time. Here are just five of them.
“…Ralph Macchio is the reason why I am here right now.” Now why hasn’t that ever been in her acceptance speeches.
HE’S best known for kickstarting Kim Kardashian’s career with a lil’ home movie and his pick for a five star film is just as tongue-in-cheek…
The Maltese Falcon has gone on to be one of the most loved classic films of all time, and is certainly one of my favourite Five Star Films. When I think about this wonderful film, a few main points always come to mind…
Busy on The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug promotion trail, the Kiwi performer sat down with Graffiti to talk his favourite flicks.
She’s considered one of the sexiest models in the world and is the hot favourite to walk the Victoria’s Secret catwalk as their newest Angel in 2014. Carmen Carrera also used to be a man, but she’s now taking the fashion industry by storm as the first transmodel to truly crack the mainstream.
Here are my five top reasons why His Girl Friday is a Five Star Film.
The Brit and self-confessed “old hippie” took some time out to share his choice of a Five Star Film – from Down Under no less – and one that he has become completely “obsessed” by.
When I asked Warren Brown if he could tell Graffiti With Punctuation his FIVE STAR FILM and five reasons why, he did something unexpected; “That’s too hard, I might just down right refuse.”
In town to promote his latest offering – Bad Grandpa – Johnny Knoxville lived up to his reputation and bent the rules when it came to picking a Five Star Film.
Down Under for Melbourne Cup Day celebrations, star of Downton Abbey Alan Leech shed some light on the the film that has influenced him the most as a performer and why it’s his five star film.
Shot in black and white Frances Ha follows the titular character (Gerwig); a twenty something struggling to find her place and future in New York City. Yes it is a little bit Girls, a little bit Woody, but undoubtedly its own masterpiece and a wonderful take on the romance genre.
Playtime is the fourth feature film from French director Jacques Tati, and in a string of masterpieces is arguably the best film he ever made. I didn’t think cinema could get much better than his Mon Oncle, but this highly ambitious film – shot in 70mm it utilizes an enormously complex mise en scene as a cinematic play pen and took about four years to shoot and put together – feels like one of the all-time greats.
When electronic music titan Moby was in Australia promoting his latest album Innocents, we held a figuative gun to his head to make that devastatingly tough decision; what was his FIVE STAR FILM?
Double Indemnity is a magnificent film noir thriller, directed by Billy Wilder. Wilder’s body of work, over a career lasting nearly fifty years, included films with an incredibly eclectic mix of styles and themes, such as classics Some Like it Hot, The Seven Year Itch, Sunset Boulevard and Sabrina.
Watching this film last month was for me, the first real time. I had watched the film before – years earlier, when I had different taste and appreciated film for all different reasons – but I only remember specific scenes. How could I have forgotten the masked ball sequences? I know I will never forget them now.
No matter how many times I see this magnificent film, I always find something new in it. In some ways the plot can be described quite simply and straightforwardly, but the film’s ultimate beauty lies in its nuance and tiny details. There is just so much terrific stuff in this 106-minute cinematic gift! Here’s five of the reasons The Graduate is a Five Star Film…
Gerard Lee sat down with Graffiti With Punctuation to talk about a refreshingly recent Five Star Film and his five reasons for choosing it.
The Wages of Fear, extraordinarily, won both the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival and the Palme d’Or at Cannes.