Tag Archives: John Turturro

Cannes Review – My Mother (Mia Madre)

Margherita (Margherita Buy), a movie director, is trying to juggle work and her mother being bed bound in hospital. She is just about managing to cope when the star of her movie Barry Huggins (John Turturro) arrives on set, and her ordered world comes crashing down. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Exodus: Gods and Kings

Moses (Christian Bale) and Rameses (Joel Edgerton) were raised as cousins in Egypt, but when the truth is discovered about Moses’ heritage, there begins a struggle between the Hebrew slaves and the reign of Egypt, which leads the two friends to become enemies. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Fading Gigolo

When his bookstore goes out of business, Murray (Woody Allen) proposes a new business venture to his former employee Fioravante (John Turturro), in which Fioravante would become a professional Don Juan. Initially reluctant, Fioravante accepts the hand that fate has thrown him; after all, he’s broke, semi-unemployed and has a ready-made manager on standby. Continue reading

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