Brian Murray Senator Brickley Paiste. Robbins plays a very plausible character, a self-assured, highly successful singer who attempts to ride his popularity into public office. He boards a cast that already includes Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, and Charlotte Rampling, with Oscar Isaac and Zendaya also in talks to join. That's the scary part of the effectiveness of the satire that Bob Roberts is presenting, at first the image that we are looking at is so funny and then when looked at in comparison to world events, suddenly all that humour becomes something more than just a funny moment - it was a warning. Bob Roberts is a satirical about a fictional American political figure, and the first movie directed by , who also wrote the screenplay and played the title character. I was a different person politically then. From certain angles, in a certain light, he looks uncannily like another two-faced populist, Citizen Kane.
Bob Roberts Written and directed by Tim Robbins; director of photography, Jean Lepine; edited by Lisa Churgin; music by David Robbins; songs by David and Tim Robbins; production designer, Richard Hoover; produced by Forrest Murray; released by Paramount Pictures with Miramax Films. Recent events haven't completely overtaken the movie, but they do indicate just how wild a satire must be these days to remain on the cutting edge of the outrageous. I knew Tim Robbins was a great actor, but I had no idea he'd be just as good if not better behind the camera. Another drawback is that the docu format—which is re-created somewhat erratically—exposes only public, rather than private, moments, resulting in a relatively one-dimensional experience, one that runs a bit long on that. Back in 1992, the same year in which he starred in Robert Altman's The Player, he wrote, directed, and starred as the titular character in this mockumentary Bob Roberts - a political comedy which may or may not have revealed something telling about where the nation is set to go. It is because of the casting director that I was a protected child in this industry.
V zajímavé studii populismu zaujmou vedle Tima Robbinse i ostatní představitelé, mezi nimi i známý spisovatel Gore Vidal v roli zkušeného politika Paista. His opponent is a weary old liberal senator named Brickley Paiste , whose message seems irrelevant. The camera spots him stamping his feet while singing behind a podium in the Senate Chambers. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media. There is another thread in the movie that doesn't work as well. Ve formě pseudodokumentárního snímku sleduje volební kampaň úspěšného podnikatele a zpěváka Boba Robertse, populistického, krajně pravicového kandidáta na poslanecké křeslo. All of the political forces that led to Trump are touched on here, from mainstream media complicity to xenophobia and the intermingling of religious fanaticism and cult of personality psychosis.
Parents need to know that Bob Roberts fakes an assassination attempt, manipulates the media, and cultivates a gang of the disaffected who eventually kill a journalist. His extreme anti-drug stance only makes his opponents more eager to uncover his connections to a South American drug cartel. Robbinsův záměr byl jistě chvályhodný, z filmu je však cítit tezovitost, postrádá napětí a vyváženost. They have one question: What's in it for me? Robbins and his older brother David. Neobvyklý film je politickou satirou na aktuální téma amerických voleb. There are photos for proof. His manner is one of detached amusement combined with feigned shock that the world has somehow come to this ghastly pass.
Tim Robbins' cynical, anger inducing Bob Roberts character actually might fit todays climate more than it did in 1992. Robert Stanton Lukas Hart 3d. Televizní štáb s reportérem Terrym natáčí sebevědomého mladého muže a jeho volební tým na každém kroku. Running against an incumbent liberal Democrat played by , he projects an image of plainspoken honesty and dynamism. Reviewed at the Cannes Film Festival Directors Fortnight , May 12, 1992.
Robbins can't decently enjoy all the advantages of the form without acknowledging the limitations. Will his charisma hold out? The Universal Pictures film is written by Apatow, Davidson, and Dave Sirus. Roberts is young and charismatic, with a populist touch which he cultivates by playing folk songs at political rallies taking off songs with the exact opposite messages even with music videos like Dylan's. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media. Jean Lepine's use of the hand-held camera is wizardly, creating a sense of mounting hysteria as it captures the candidate and his handlers at public functions and in those small private moments that no film maker can ever anticipate. The movie sometimes overstates its case, but the music-making, success-oriented Bob represents an authentic American political tradition.
Senate displays the impressive multiple talents of Tim Robbins as director, writer, actor, singer and songwriter. Senator Brickley Paiste is a patrician fellow whose breeding, wit and political intelligence are tested by Bob's money, razzle-dazzle public shows, dirty tricks and supermarket charm. His 'rebel conservative' character was meant to be a bit of a ridiculous bogeyman, but Glenn Beck has taken this ball and run much further with it. Advertisement The Ebert Club is our hand-picked selection of content for Ebert fans. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins.
Crew: Camera Technicolor , Jean Lepine; editor, Lisa Churgin; music, David Robbins; songs, David Robbins, Tim Robbins; production design, Richard Hoover; art direction, Gary Kosko; set decoration, Brian Kasch; costume design, Bridget Kelly; sound Dolby , Stephen Halbert; associate producers, James Bigwood, Allan Nicholls; casting, Douglas Aibel; L. It was released in 1992. It's just that the entertainment has declined a bit in quality and, with television, become pervasive in ways to numb the thought processes. Unusual distribution collaboration of Paramount and Miramax guarantees that plenty of muscle will be put behind the domestic release, and paralleling of the actual fall election campaign is another plus. I was more of a liberal, and I think Giancarlo's character seemed overly conspiratorial, maybe even outdated, to me when I first watched.
Among other things, Bob understands the appeal of an ultra-conservative political and economic policy even to those who have nothing: anticipating the day when they do have it all, they want to make sure they will be able to keep it. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. What kind of political candidate are they attracted to? In the person of Mr. It involves an investigative journalist named Bugs Raplin , who has inside dirt on Roberts, and eventually is framed through a singularly unlikely chain of events. We begin to understand the sinister implications of the Bob Roberts campaign. . Bob is so charming and plausible that his supporters probably couldn't care less that he did not work his way through college, as he says, but, as his mother says, forged her name to a check to pay his tuition.
Dojem autentičnosti zvyšují i televizní vstupy ze skutečnosti zejména události okolo Perského zálivu. While all the points are legitimate and sharply scored, most of them are relatively familiar, and there is an element of preaching to the converted that will make pic a favorite of liberals and a turn-off to others. Debutuje v něm jako režisér, napsal k němu scénář, hraje titulní roli a spolu se svým bratrem Davidem je autorem řady písní, které tu i zpívá. But man, this movie is so on the nose, and it speaks to how Trump is more than just a phenomena; this American fascism is a force that's been here since at least, the end of the cold war. Okonedo is a star of stage and screen, routinely alternating between movies and theater. Think of the crowds that came out for the Lincoln-Douglas debates.