Michael cimino's bold and brilliant vietnam war epic the deer hunter is re- released 36 years on, the film's combination of sulphurous anti-war imagery, disillusion and patriotic melancholy is even more striking (i haven't watched this since it first came out in 1978 this time i literally gasped at how beautiful. The deer hunter (1978) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more was this review helpful yes no | report this 10/10 the deer hunter is a the deer hunter (1978) this is an epic war drama film about a trio of steelworkers whose lives are changed forever after they fight in the vietnam war the cast includes robert. War game currently re-editing and adding new material an analysis michael cimino's, 'the deer hunter', from 1978, was universally acclaimed upon and only demonizing the vietcong, this analysis aims to show how unbiasedly, and flawlessly, cimino's film encapsulates the futility of the vietnam war. No film has ever created such praise and negative criticism than michael cimino's the deer hunter meryl streep and robert de niro in the deer hunter this was a main cause for them to start analyzing their own lives and to really see if they had been living a lie the war was as long as it was brutal. In its initial review of “the deer hunter,” the new york times declared that cimino's vision was “that of an original, major new film maker” “the deer hunter” was cimino's second film he made five more all of them bombed his last feature, “sunchaser,” which stars woody harrelson, came out in 1996.
Apparently, with many of the movies i watch, i go in with normal expectations i had been told it was very good, but slow and three hours i was ecstatic about watching it, but since i'd been told it was good, and that it is on the afi top 100, i decided to watch it and wow just wow this movie was. Michael cimino's the deer hunter is a three-hour movie in three major movements it is a progression from a wedding to a funeral it is the story of a group of friends it is the record of how the war in vietnam entered several lives and altered them terribly forever it is not an anti-war film it is not a pro-war. The deer hunter caught this on tv last night and had to watch it - again it is still an extremely powerful film with great acting is this a war movie that shows the setting from which a group of friends go off to to do their duty or is this a film about community, brotherhood, sacrifice and making meaning, part of. The deer hunter is said to be about a lot of things: friendship, loyalty, male rite of passage, the effects of a war physically, spiritually, psychologically and communally i think of it as a movie concerned with people--their inner workings and what motivates them, what makes them tick the movie spends a lot of time in curious.
Review | 'the deer hunter' blue-collar epic by vincent canby michael's cimino's the deer hunter is a big, awkward, crazily ambitious, sometimes breathtaking motion picture that comes as close to being a popular epic as any movie about this country since the godfather though he has written a number of. A o scott reviews the deer hunter, oscar-winner for best picture in 1979 subscribe to the times video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection.
The deer hunter is a brilliant epic about the simple things of life to its director michael cimino they are 'friendship, courage, dignity, grace' and through them the movie's vietnam veterans turn into homeric heroes. While the results are far from unprofessional—the cast is uniformly good, including a characteristically slapped-around meryl streep, and the two deer- hunting the blue light—the male self-pity is so overwhelming that you'll probably stagger out of this mumbling something about tolstoy (as many critics did when the film. Kicking off my best picture themed month for 2014 we have a largely forgotten film: the deer hunter apocalypse now, platoon, and full metal jacket can still all fight it out for the title of best film about vietnam, but this one isn't generally discussed, which is a dan the man's movie reviews review. The deer hunter is a 1978 american epic war drama film co-written and directed by michael cimino about a trio of russian american steelworkers whose lives are changed forever after they fought in the vietnam war the three soldiers are played by robert de niro, christopher walken, and john savage, with john.
The deer hunter is, undoubtedly, epic filmmaking and despite your political interpretation, there's no denying the power of it's emotionally devastating narrative the deer hunter, could sometimes, present boring scenes, but the tension in this dramatic film, with a great michael cimino's direction, original story and.
It's also cimino's least observational film, and the one in which his intentions and his editorializing show through a scrim of on-location realization that's too thin to judge the deer hunter solely as a movie is to judge it an honourable failure with redemptive sequences of great power variety: charles schreger's review. When my companion howard and i first saw michael cimino's the deer hunter in 1978, i was very moved by it but after my strongly leftist friend, bruce andrews, mentioned his disdain for its portrayal of the vietnamese, i had to agree and after that i began to think of the movie quite differently, particularly.
Read the empire review of the deer hunter find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. This week's film dissection is an analysis of the extraordinary russian roulette scene from michael cimino's the deer hunter it looks at some of the techniq. Cimino would become a symbol of self-indulgence once production began on his follow-up film, the sprawling and maligned western heaven's gate (1980) but briefly, with the success of the deer hunter, which won five oscars (including best picture and best director), he was hollywood's darling he had. Epic war drama is extremely intense and graphically violent read common sense media's the deer hunter review, age rating, and parents guide.