East Of Eden
In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to estranged mother.
Cal (James Dean) and Aron (Richard Davalos) are the sons of a modestly successful farmer and wartime draft board chairman. Cal is moody and embittered by his belief that his father favors Aron. Although both Cal and Aron had long been led to believe that their mother had died "and gone to heaven," the opening scene reveals Cal has apparently learned that his mother is still alive, owning and running a successful brothel in nearby Monterey. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
East Of Eden torrent reviews
(it) wrote: After reading a few of the professional reviews on this site, I watched "The Comedy" more out of curiosity than from any desire to see a great film. I'm glad I did, as I would otherwise have missed out on a unique and beautiful experience. Perhaps because it stars Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, critics and viewers have failed to see the obvious merits of The Comedy - its use of colour and composition, its effective use of close ups, or the deep sadness conveyed by Heidecker throughout all of the apparent mirth - but they are all there, and I think that given enough time, and enough further exposure for director Rick Alverson, this movie will get the sort of response it deserves.Or perhaps not. Most of the professional reviews, at any rate, seem more interested in displaying their moral dissatisfaction with Heidecker's character, or in telling us how tortuous the experience of watching such a character was for them personally, than in actually assessing what is presented. It's not, for most reviewers, a question of whether the personalities and tendencies displayed in the film tell us anything useful about human emotion, whether their experiences provide useful insight into quintessentially 21st century character traits, etc. It's enough that they find such characters distasteful, and that they didn't enjoy themselves a great deal.Great art has never been about likeable or moral characters. Is Bergman's "Autumn Sonata" an easy watch full of lessons learned? Is any one in Straw Dogs particularly likeable? I'd hate to see what any of these hacks would have said about Ibsen.The scene when Swanson parts his father's hair is worth all of the restraint that preceded it.
(ru) wrote: As a fan of the genre known as Giallo I was pretty psyched about seeing this film, a self-proclaimed love-letter to the acclaimed genre mined by luminaries such as Dario Argento and Mario Bava. Disappointingly, Instead of going the obvious route and giving us a horror film with the familiar Giallo motifs such as black-gloved killers, grusome gory kills, chilling sounds coming from the next room, this film includes them only in an attempt to subvert the genre and present an exploration of a woman's sexuality, albeit a dull and listless woman. The horror aspect has been virtually removed while stylised camera angles and coloured filters are played up without restraint or reason. Virtually the entire film is shown in disorienting extreme close-ups, Zooming in on everybody's eyeballs every ten seconds tends to get on your nerves and give you a massive headache after a while. Many will delight in the film's visuals and lack of plot or characterisation. To my mind, the film is insufferably boring and unbearably pretentious and should be avoided unless you're a fan of dull art drivel
(nl) wrote: excellent-brilliant-real .
(gb) wrote: P2 was fair, but it has been done many times over, and there was no initial suspense. However, fair non the less.
(es) wrote: Thought would just be a comedy but ended up being much more than i expected. Enjoyable, some silly moments and worth a watch.
(mx) wrote: A strangely depressing film.
(mx) wrote: Kinda made you like Metallica a little more
(de) wrote: weird and didnt make a whole lot of sense
(de) wrote: i can't escape the common rule.
(de) wrote: A step down in my opinion. Often happens with horror films.
(br) wrote: The punk rock version of Romeo and Juliet
(jp) wrote: Fantastic romance/adventure to come out of the 1980s. Also Kathleen Turner is amazing.
(br) wrote: This is my second favorite Lloyd movie, ("Girl Shy" being the first). The bit with the crab in his pocket pinching people on the butt is hysterical.
(kr) wrote: A major film by Norman Jewison, Fiddler on the Roof is as much of a visual spectacle as it is a marvelous partition of music. Weather you enjoy or not musicals, i personally can't stand most of them, be ready for a slice of film making like only they knew how to cook them back in the days. Sure it stands for old fashion values and traditional family life but Topol is magnificent and manages to stay incredibly lovable even when he loses his temper. The rest of the cast is amazingly good and each of the characters feel true to his/her convictions. The cinematography, the score, the sets, the costumes, everything here is perfectly crafted to offer one of these monumental entertainment for the whole family. Shot in 1971, the film still stands as one of the best musicals ever made on screen. Brilliant, inventive, traditional but avant-garde in a way, this is a touching, daring and marvelous ensemble. Definitely a timeless must see.