As a standard working to middle class person I find it hard to associate with the ‘hotel living’ celebrity lifestyle in Somewhere and couldn’t help myself seeing it as a pretentious rip off of Californication, which, with a little more humour and less lingering shots it would undoubtedly be. However, I do realise that due to Coppola’s upbringing this is probably what she believes everyday life to be like….
Monthly Archives: February 2011
When that time of year arrives when all the highly polished Academy Award hopefuls are released onto the big screen one feels the need to compare them and make up one’s own decision on the deserved winner.
Judging by media speculation, nominations and similar award ceremonies all heads are looking towards The King’s Speech and The Social Network. I will be skipping over The Social Network a bit in this article as it was seen months ago and isn’t particularly fresh in my mind. I remember it being very enjoyable, having a good score and feeling like the sort of business drama that may well win awards. Classical in many ways but taking on a modern issue and making many people aware of a phenomenon they may well have been oblivious to beforehand.