The New World (US, 2005)

Malick’s one of the ‘poets’ of cinema but I did find some of the camera work irritating in this and the voice over definitely so (couldn’t always comprehend it due to sound and meaning). However, you can’t ignore Malick (The Thin Red Line is one of my favourite films) and this is worth looking at if only for the extraordinary Q’Orianka Kilcher as Pocahontas. Farrell exudes too much modernity for period drama (though that worked in Alexander). Wonderful opening. (DVD) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0402399/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: