A commentary to the film thelma and louise directed by ridley scott in 1991

Callie Khouri Director of Photography: And it fazes me not a bit that I think that it could stand a few minutes trimmed from its running time, that Keitel's sympathetic Arkansas detective is somewhat lacking in motivation and that virtually all the other men in the movie are idiots and jerks.

But it would have been a much, much different movie. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press.

It will be the final film in his prequel series to his original film, Alien. Filmography and box office performance[ edit ]. Chased by an ever-increasing number of law enforcement types, Thelma and Louise find themselves sticking up grocery stores, resisting arrest, blowing things up and knocking things down.

The fantasy romance element being presented by the kiss between the pair, celebrating female friendship. Despite their inevitable demise that ensues, the plummet of the car is unseen, with a freeze frame instead cementing the image of the car majestically soaring off the cliff edge.

He discovers that Louise had been raped years earlier in Texas, so sympathizes with her situation and understands why they didn't report Harlan's murder to the authorities.

We are affected by what affects this pair. They stop for drinks at a roadside joint where the bar band consists of Charlie Sexton and crew and when a local lothario tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot — well, Louise just has to blow him away.

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Both the sympathetic police officer and Jimmy are likable characters. The following morning, Thelma leaves J. Louise promises they will keep going together.

Scott did not release another film for four years. Finally, an extended ending with commentary by Scott is included here. In the two brothers purchased a controlling interest in the British film studio Shepperton Studios.

If we looked at the whole thing practically speaking, the big bang occurred and then we go through this evolution of millions, billions of years where, by coincidence, all the right biological accidents came out the right way.

I also like the locations that were chosen and shot for this movie, showing off much of America that we rarely get the chance to see.

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Both joyous escapism and depressing moments complement each other, as in Thelma and Louise. They pull over and demand an apology from him; when he refuses, they fire at the fuel tanker he is driving, causing it to explode.

Another technique he employs is use of sound or music to build tension, as heard in Alien, with hissing steam, beeping computers and the noise of the machinery in the space ship.

On the way, they stop for a drink at a roadhouse bar, where Thelma meets and dances with a flirtatious stranger, Harlan. Both achieved mild success at the box office. They are ordinary, middle-aged women chasing the kind of freedom men have enjoyed in these kinds of movies for decades.

Thelma tells Louise she understands if she wants to go back home, knowing she has Jimmy waiting for her, but explains she cannot go back to Darryl. General[ edit ] The film received critical acclaim.

The camera work by cinematographer Adrian Biddle is exceptional, and makes wonder what it would be like to visit such a part of the world.Read movie and film review for Thelma & Louise () - Ridley Scott on AllMovie Thelma & Louise () Directed by Ridley Scott A revisionist buddy movie/chase movie/road movie/gangster movie/crime drama, Thelma & Louise breathed new life into old genres while vividly reimagining them/ Find release information for Thelma & Louise () - Ridley Scott on AllMovie10/ Thelma & Louise is a American road film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Callie Khouri.

It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road trip with unforeseen consequences. drama movie directed by Ridley Scott. Thelma & Louise Q). Callie Khouri's screenplay is a feeling, funny classic and director Ridley Scott lends this road movie epic scope, seeking out the beauty in open spaces.

Both leads - Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise - give fine performances. May 19,  · A still from the film Thelma & Louise, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. The title characters, played by Geena Davis (right) and Susan Sarandon, have become icons of.

A commentary to the film thelma and louise directed by ridley scott in 1991
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