1910s: Early Movie Industry
The only factor I could not forgive was bringing in Dev Patel (rather than his childhood counterpart) before David escapes to Dover, denying us Tiilda Swinton chasing the Murdstones off her garden. The scenes of David’s ‘remedy’ classes with Mr Dick are notably novel and moving. From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the nice-hearted David Copperfield is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of exceptional characters in Victorian England. As David units out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is probably the most seductive tale of all.
Facing inevitable defeat, Hilter’s moods range from defiance to battle or flee, stay loyal or go for self-preservation. The movie goes on to point out how Hitler and Eva lived their last hours within the Bunker. A movie commissioned … Read MoreRead More »