Rodrigo Prieto

Reviews

The Irishman (2019)
Silence (2016)
Passengers (2016)
The Homesman (2014)
21 Grams (2003)

Blog Posts

Far Flungers

A great love story: "Brokeback Mountain"

What's the last great love story you've seen on film? I don't mean your typical "rom-coms" with contrived meet-cutes that rely heavily on celebrity star power. I'm talking about a genuine romance between two richly defined characters. If your mind draws a blank, you're not alone. Hollywood, along with much of the filmmaking world, seems to have either forgotten how to portray love affairs in ways that once made us swoon. Whatever the reason, be it due to our changing times or priorities, we might not see any significant ones for some time.

May contain spoilers