Publicado el

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Film Before '84

Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor as Maggie Pollitt
Paul Newman as Brick Pollitt
Burl Ives as Big Daddy Pollitt

Directed by Richard Brooks
Produced by Lawrence Weingarten
Screenplay by Richard Brooks and James Poe

Running Time: 107 min.
Not Rated

There are many classic movies that I haven’t seen but have picked up the gist of through cultural osmosis. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is not one of those movie. I’ve heard of it, of course, and I know it’s based on a play by Tennessee Williams, who also wrote A Streetcar Named Desire (my knowledge of which comes entirely from The Simpsons), something called The Glass Menagerie, and that one play about the pedophile who gets cannibalized by his victims. So I had high hopes for this one.

The DVD case was not particularly illuminating. “This is Maggie the cat…” it said, presumably referring to the négligée-clad woman…

Ver la entrada original 474 palabras más

Acerca de manonmona

MANON KUBLER. PERIODISTA , ESCRITORA EN RETIRADA. A LA SAGA DE UNA NUEVA CRONICA. PREPARO MIS BALAS. EXPULSO MIS FUEGOS. AFINO MIS LLAGAS. AVANZO. ME DEMORO. VUELVO A AVANZAR. BUSCO ESTOMAGOS QUE SUJETEN TOXICOS Y EXTREMOS. AQUI ESTOY, A LA SAGA, VIVIA Y SOBREVIVIDA PARA LA ALEGRIA DE POCOS, SALUD MANON

Responder

Introduce tus datos o haz clic en un icono para iniciar sesión:

Logo de WordPress.com

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de WordPress.com. Cerrar sesión / Cambiar )

Imagen de Twitter

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Twitter. Cerrar sesión / Cambiar )

Foto de Facebook

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Facebook. Cerrar sesión / Cambiar )

Google+ photo

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Google+. Cerrar sesión / Cambiar )

Conectando a %s