Michael Movie Moments

Fire of Love: Full of Energy, but Not Where it Mattered Fire of Love is a film about two geologists (Katia and Maurice Krafft) who spend an exciting marriage exploring volcanoes. They are responsible for some of the most spectacular and thrilling snapshots and videos of volcanic eruptions ever made. And they died doing what they […]

Michael Movie Moments

A Bold Plunge into Consciousness EO is one of those rare movies where, not knowing exactly how, the film transports you into a different world. In the end, you never knew you would have so much empathy for a donkey while exploring the meaning of consciousness. (4.5*) EO received a single nomination for International Feature Film, putting […]

Michael Movie Moments

Living – Basic Still and Calm (★★★☆☆) Living is a remake of a 70-year-old Japanese film with the setting changed to London. The story is a classic, about a man who, told he only has six months to live, suddenly decides to do something different with his life. Nighy’s acting is “spot on”, and the […]

Elvis – The Price You Pay for Ignoring Your Roots

BY MICHAEL YOUNG Elvis is a superb film with exceptional production values and terrific performances from Tom Hanks (Colonel Tom Parker) and Austin Butler (Elvis Presley). What makes the movie work, though, is the nearly frenetic interplay between scenes in different time frames or locations, all stitched together by an unrelenting soundtrack. The message here is […]