Tuesday, March 07, 2006
Though this could be motivated by industry politics or movie promotion, I agree with this opinion on Hollywood by actor Anthony Hopkins. I have not seen many movies recently and these are some of the reasons why.
"Audiences aren't so mindless as movie-makers think", he told the Radio Times magazine. The Hollywood star's latest film, The World's Fastest Indian, is a true story about a New Zealander motorcyclist who broke the land speed record.Over the last several years I've found that some of the movies I at first think I enjoyed really were not necessarily that good but rather did not turn me off with the usual gimmicks (examples: Napoleon Dynamite and Lost in Translation).
Sir Anthony said of the movie: "No sex or violence, and that's refreshing. "I'm also tired of the camera moving all over the place, with car chases so cut and edited you don't know what's happening.