Anthony Hopkins' performance at the end of The Father is one of the greatest, most magical moments of acting I've ever seen in my life! It transcends into something beyond acting, seemingly impossible for a human being. Quite possibly the biggest revelation I had watching a film since 2001: A Space Odyssey over 15 years ago. Sir Anthony Hopkins raised the bar to new heights for future generations of actors, I'd say in a way it hasn't been raised since…
Martin Scorsese did here what I think is probably his best and most mature work since Taxi Driver. You'll hate the Mafia after watching The Irishman. Or maybe even your entire society, because you'll realise how your average next-door old neighbour can have a history of cold-blooded murders and moral acts of the lowest and most disgusting kind. And that the entire establishment and antiestablishment once collaborated with such people and asked for their services, from the CIA to union…
I'm (mis)using this review feature to let you know that Be My Cat is now available worldwide on DVD & Signed DVD! (extra scenes included)
The movie will also premiere for free on YouTube in a livestream with cast & crew on October 27, 6PM Pacific Time, when I'll be watching it together with you & interacting live in the chat! Hope to see you there soon!
Later edit: Ordering signed DVDs is no longer available.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Brilliant lesson on the magic of film and acting in the theatre scene! The man on stage clearly explains in the beginning of the show that everything is fake. He introduces a guy singing at a trumpet, but then the guy stops singing, yet the song continues. You understand it was not him singing.
In spite of this, right afterwards you get fully dragged into believing the woman on stage. Her singing shakes you to the core. But then you…