Year: 2019 Director: Mariel Weller
I was thinking about seeing the film 1917 then I read a tweet where the poster said they felt like they had had the shit kicked out of them by Connor McGregor after seeing it.Hmmm.Then I read an interview with Tom Hanks about this film. He explained it as largely being about men, their feelings and their in/ability to express them. The vehicle for this theme is interview by a cynical,invrstigative journalist for Esquire magazine and Fred Rogers – Mr Rogers. I had never heard of him but I understand him to be an iconic figure in the proper sense of the world, for American children who had been brought up on his TV programme, A beautiful day in the neighbourhood.
So I watched some videos of him. Gentle, soft, twee, naive, hokey, lame. A range of reactions were felt and yes even a bit of distate in this sick paedophilic world. In looks he reminded me of Pee Wee Herman sans makeup and avec cardigan. If you decide to see the movie and are unfamiliar with the man and the show then having a look at some YouTube clips before you go. That’s » Continue Reading.