Now before I start, I'd like to make a quick disclaimer. While I'm aware that this is an adaptation of the book, I will not be referencing nor making comparisons to it whatsoever in this review. This is because of two reasons: I haven't read the book myself, and I generally prefer to critique media independently from their source material.
What had birthed your divinity,
I remember watching this film while I was in Montenegro a couple years back. I’ve heard so much about it from people there, and Monica Bellucci is one of my favourite models of all time, so I finally decided to give in to my curiosity and see what it’s all about.
1984 is a British dystopian drama film based on George Orwell’s famous novel. Written and directed by Michael Radford, it follows the dreaded life of Record Department clerk Winston Smith in Oceania, a country under totalitarian rule and constant surveillance of the Thought Police.
The 1979 Academy Award winning film Breaking Away, directed by Peter Yates, tells its audience an inspiring story about four teenage boys living in Bloomingdale, Indiana who have not decided which paths to take after having recently earned their high school diplomas. Actors Dennis Christopher, who plays the leading role of Dave Stoller, Dennis Quaid as Mike, Daniel Stern as Cyril, and Jackie Earle Haley as Moocher, portray the boys.
I’m just going get this out of the way, right off the bat: The Notebook does absolutely nothing for me.