What is missing in cinema today are films with “heart”. ..
There is violence, comedy, action, drama.. but they all seem to be lacking one thing.. “heart”….(and a good story line)
Even the Godfather had “heart”.. (violence yes), but it was also about a loving and caring family. I loved those little scenes exhibited in the Godfather. i.e. Vito Corleone playing with his grandson in the garden, the family sitting down at the dinner table arguing, etc.
In Little Miss Sunshine, it was the interplay between the brother in law and the grandpa with the rest of the family.
In Cinema Paradiso, (the whole movie had heart).
Rainman, the interaction between the two brothers.
In Cuckoo’s Nest it was Nicholoson vs everyone – - He loved all the nuts in the nuthouse.
Heart pulls a movie together, it gives it purpose it makes it human.Read less