Tag Archive | Robert Zemeckis

Forrest Button Fish – Variations of the Same Parable

Forrest Button Fish – Variations of the Same Parable

Hollywood likes to tell the same story repeatedly.  Usually it’s obvious (gee, two blockbusters coming out the same year about asteroids threatening all life on Earth—what a coincidence!), but other times it’s more subtle.  For instance, consider the movies that have the following plots: a man with a low IQ changes the lives of everyone […]

Director/Actor Pairings That Need to Continue

There have been great movie director/actor pairings in the history of cinema: John Ford and John Wayne, Alfred Hitchcock and Cary Grant, Martin Scorsese and Robert DiNiro, Martin Scorsese and Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese and Harvey Keitel…you get the picture.  Of course, the most overused one that everyone is sick […]