As Rosie O’Donnell says to Anjelica Huston, if Stephen Spielberg could keep all those horses in WAR HORSE safe, why lose three horses while making LUCK?
Toughts on “War Horse” for Oscar Week – and I’m channeling Willy Loman’s wife.
Do you want to see “War Horse,” but you’re afraid you’ll bawl in public? Let’s peek a little behind the magic curtain of the movies and learn about the real horses in the movie.
Disclaimer time: Turns out, I do happen to have a connection to the production, although it’s about 800 “degrees of separation” away. My husband works for ESPN, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, which also owns Touchstone Studios, which contributed to the production (or was it distribution?) of “War Horse.” Anyway, all you regular [...]
If you can’t see the embedded video, click here to see another trailer for the film version of “War Horse.” As I write this, after a year-long wait, the commercials for the soon-to-be-released film version of “War Horse” have shown up on TV. Glowing reviews from advance screenings of the film have peppered social media. [...]
If you can’t see the embedded “War Horse” Trailer video, click here. Brace yourselves. I’m going to write several posts about the upcoming major motion picture version of “War Horse.” Here’s the first. BTW, I have no connection whatsoever to the production. This is all my own opinion. In the world of horses and culture, [...]
If you can’t see the embedded video click on this link to see a video of a real “War Horse” Sgt. Reckless. A dainty sorrel mare with a lyrical Korean name that translates as Flame-in-the-Morning became the heroic Sgt. Reckless of the U.S. Marine Corps in the Korean War. Share on Facebook
Just because “War Horse” is a play based on a children’s book and starring puppets doesn’t mean this play isn’t intense. The show might be too much for a child under 8, no matter how precocious and smart. There’s nothing gruesome in the show, but story developments can be upsetting, even to those of who [...]