After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. Meines Erachtens war der Film zu Unrecht für fünf Goldene Himbeeren nominiert. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Interesting setting in time mid 80s and so racist in New York. Morgan Freeman's speech to the silent courtroom (and their subsequent reaction) is the poignant moment for me. The tone is wrong. The best moment of the film is Geraldo Rivera as Robert Corso, the slimy TV reporter...that is great. She has proven to be rather one-dimensional. Made a great gift for any Tom Hanks fan. Und natürlich - die können es eben nicht anders - mit Happy End. This was a ten pound tome---over 600 pages---but a magic read. Saul Rubinek's Kramer is made to be a clown--as is Bacon (who comes across as a low rent Al Sharpeton). Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Als erstes muss ich vorwegnehmen, dass ich momentan dieses Buch in der Schule auf Englisch lese. Bei dem Fegefeuer der Eitelkeiten wartet eine brilliante Satire auf den Zuschauer. For those unfamiliar with Wolfe, this is an excellent one to start with. Watch it with an open mind and enjoy. Who cares whether his character is British or American? Got it and it's working fine with my Blu-ray. The screenplay was even worse, but a good director can make do. For me it gives me an opportunity to reread a favourite. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. It seems that critics were all set to destroy this film based on the casting announcements alone and De Palma could have made any variation of the book and it still would have taken a beating.

I’ve never left a review before but feel I have to comment this time. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 24, 2018. Aus einem spannendem Buch mit vielen wichtigen Informationen wird ein langweiliger Film, der es in keinster Weise schafft die Intention des Buches wiederzugeben! DePalma remains the most overrated director of our time...everything is overwrought, overcooked, and underdeveloped. To say that he has all the acting skill of a mannikin, would be an insult to mannikins everywhere! Unable to add item to Wish List. The tone is wrong. The ending...well, don't even bother. In order to navigate out of this carousel, please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Hide other formats and editions. Only this is rarely done today, so what we have is one of the only major cross-sections of New York in the 80's. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. I don't think Hanks is miscast.

Great movie.

This is a good movie! Tom Wolfe (1930-2018) was one of the founders of the New Journalism movement and the author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, as well as the novels The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. I don't think Hanks is miscast. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Hollywood in ablehenswertester Verfassung. He does an amiable job with Sherman McCoy.

Wie üblich ging der Film unter, da die Masse der Menschen wohl zu blöd ist um den Humor des Ganzen zu verstehen. I have always thought that Melanie's looks, facial expressions, and sympathetic voice were the best things about her acting. Trotz einer Starbesetzung die Ihresgleichen sucht ist es der wohl schlechteste Film den ich je gesehen habe! His main job was to serve as a somewhat sporadic narrator, and he did that as well as anyone. The book is a reflection of the greedy yuppie eighties set in New York set amidst racism and wannabes and the ultra rich a bit like the JR and Dallas days and how the mighty fall if you purchase this Tom Woolf classic I hope you won’t be disappointed. Unable to add item to Wish List.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 11, 2018. Fast, FREE delivery, video streaming, music, and much more. It must pain him, to be reminded of it. Tom Hanks was miscast, but he did the best he could in the role. Skip to main content. Sicherlich mag das Buch besser sein als der Film, aber ist es das nicht immer? Morgan Freeman, as always rises above the matieral, but his climatic scene is so over the top it is funny. The script was roundly uninteresting, and hard to follow, to boot. This includes the incendiary racial conflagrations that had been simmering throughout the 1970's that finally began to unravel during the 80's, aided and abetted by an increasingly sensationalist media that practiced underhanded "divide and conquer" tactics in order to keep the middle and working classes down by improperly (and sneakily) shifting the discussion from class to race. © 2008-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Dieser Film hat rein garnichts mit dem Buch zu tun. I don’t know why this book is considered ‘a classic’. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. I remembered enjoying this movie when it came out on VHS. This was, without a doubt, the worst movie I ever suffered all the way through in a movie theater (I walked out on Jodie Foster's "Hotel New Hampshire"). © 2008-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class. It seems to me that the problem is that this is based on a beloved book that was on everybody's coffee table and book shelf in the 1980's and everyone had thier own preconceived notions about who should star. From what I understand, this film doesn't do the book justice, but I never read the book. Tried to get through it but had a hard time, not my type of book but will finish it after another book is done. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The Bonfire of the Vanities: A Novel Paperback – March 4 2008. I’m lucky to read 2/3 books per week, of various genres. If Melanie Griffith's acting is the best thing you have to hang your hat on, you don't have much to speak of. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. The directing is handled with De Palma's usual blend of exellence and professionalism. Melanie Griffith is perfect as Maria and the rest of the cast does just fine. Still, she deserved better than this, and it seems that her career is the one that suffered the most from being associated with this stinker.... For "The Bonfire of the Vanities" to AVERAGE out to a 3 stars, should tell you all you need to know. DePalma again demostrates his inability to understand his material. Give it a chance. Was it worth watching again?

After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. Und obendrein von fast allen Darstellern, inklusvie Tom Hanks, grotten schlecht gespielt. Please try again.

I’d like the story to unfold more rapidly to hold my interest. It seems to me that the problem is that this is based on a beloved book that was on everybody's coffee table and book shelf in the 1980's and everyone had thier own preconceived notions about who should star. Even if you don't compare it to the book, the movie is beyond bad. Paperback – March 4 2008. by Tom Wolfe (Author) 4.4 out of 5 stars 413 ratings. And the acting... What acting?? Behind the superficial silliness is a strong commentary on the dark side of human nature as people line up to sacrifice the lamb (Hanks) for personal gain. I think Melanie Griffith is. This is a good movie! This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Great movie. To say that he has all the acting skill of a mannikin, would be an insult to mannikins everywhere! Not to blacks alone but overt distinctions made between Irish, Jewish, white (WASPS) but of course black worse. The directing is handled with De Palma's usual blend of exellence and professionalism. I think Melanie Griffith is. The script was roundly uninteresting, and hard to follow, to boot. Auch wenn ich die Story nicht unbedingt mag muss ich sagen, dass das Buch dennoch wirklich gut ist! yellowed pages and stinks strongly and badly! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I have been checking their status every now and then so when this appeared as a Daily Deal I whooped. Linda Ge | October 14, 2016 @ 10:22 AM Chuck Lorre is developing a limited series adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s “Bonfire of the Vanities” at Amazon, … Arrived on time in the condition described. Tom Wolfe's modern American satire tells the story of Sherman McCoy, a Wall Street "Master of the Universe" who has it all -- a Park Avenue apartment, a job that brings wealth, power and prestige, a beautiful wife, an even more beautiful mistress. It seems that critics were all set to destroy this film based on the casting announcements alone and De Palma could have made any variation of the book and it still would have taken a beating. Body Double (Widescreen/Full Screen) (Bilingual), The Devil's Candy: The Anatomy Of A Hollywood Fiasco. Forget about the miscasting quibbles about Tom Hanks. Als erstes muss ich vorwegnehmen, dass ich momentan dieses Buch in der Schule auf Englisch lese.

The ending...well, don't even bother. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Morgan Freeman, as always rises above the matieral, but his climatic scene is so over the top it is funny. at Washington and Lee University, graduating cum laude, and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. Watch it with an open mind and enjoy. Saul Rubinek's Kramer is made to be a clown--as is Bacon (who comes across as a low rent Al Sharpeton). Der Film jedoch verfehlt dies total! Tom Hanks was miscast, but he did the best he could in the role. It is not a movie that leaves you thinking but it is amusing and better than some other Tom Hanks lightweight comedies. The best moment of the film is Geraldo Rivera as Robert Corso, the slimy TV reporter...that is great. Maybe Hanks is too likable in the film as Sherman but having not read the book until after I saw the movie, I was thoroughly swept away by the plot and it's cast. Hollywood in ablehenswertester Verfassung. Its 700+ pages and style are, as explicitly stated by Wolfe in the intro, an attempt to return to the grander realism works of the past. Combining his everyday, "fly-over country"-style conservatism with his keen wit, Wolfe lays out a story that sends characters crashing into one another from all socioeconomic levels across the Big Apple. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The Bonfire of the Vanities: A Novel. Tausende wichtige Details werden entweder nur angerissen oder gar ganz weggelassen welche eigentlich zum Verständnis immenz beitragen. Auch wenn ich die Story nicht unbedingt mag muss ich sagen, dass das Buch dennoch wirklich gut ist! Who cares whether his character is British or American? His main job was to serve as a somewhat sporadic narrator, and he did that as well as anyone. Tom Wolfe's "Bonfire of the Vanities" was first published in 1987, but 16 years later it is still the best parody of the political and social scene in New York City. Viele Stilmittel werden benutzt um die wunderbar ausgeklügelte Geschichte wiederzugeben. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in.

DePalma solidifies his status of Master of The Hacks. For crying out loud gang, it's only a movie. Dieser Film hat rein garnichts mit dem Buch zu tun. Filthy! Das einzig positive ist, dass die Schauspieler ihre Rolle gut beherrschen. The screenplay was even worse, but a good director can make do. Bruce Willis isn't bad. Amazon.ca - Buy Bonfire of the Vanities at a low price; free shipping on qualified orders.

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