director: Peter Weir

The Way Back

January 21, 2011
This movie is based on Slavomir Rawicz's work "The Long Walk," which is a memoir. The film is picturesque for sure. A group of soldiers walk a decidedly long time in scenes of beautiful terrains and backgrounds and at times a glowing sun is their beautiful backdrop. However, this story of war [...]

Master and Commander: The Far Side of The World

November 14, 2003
This movie brought me back to the days of "Horatio Hornblower" type epics, and all the swash buckling on the high seas. The story is very good, but I wasn't pulled into the film emotionally: maybe I was seeing this as a "guy flick". Jack Aubrey had total control over his men and he noticed every [...]

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