Dead Poets Society (1989)
Posts tagged Robin Williams.
I believe everyone has seen this film at least once in their life, but if you haven’t give it a try. Williams is a comic genius (and an ugly woman), I liked the performance of all the actors. The movie won an Oscar for best make up, absolutely legitimate.
Out of work father Daniel Hilliard find himself suddenly divorced without custody of his kids. To solve this problem, he disguises himself as an old Scottish nanny to get hired by his ex-wife and be closer to his kids.
Taylor-Wood explains: “Some of the men cried before I even finished loading the camera, but others found it really difficult. People can decide for themselves which they think are the authentic tears and which they think are fake. It’s about the idea of taking these big, masculine men and showing a different side”
Benicio del Toro
This is a screenplay written by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, its pretty funny and moving. The interplay between Robin Williams’ character and Stellan Skarsgard’s is a special story for its own and I love Mini Driver as Damons girlfriend and how she can change him in a positive way.
Won 2 Oscars
A janitor at MIT, Will Hunting has a gift for math and chemistry that can take him light-years beyond his blue-collar roots, but he doesn’t realize his potential and can’t even imagine leaving his childhood Boston South End neighborhood, his construction job, or his best friend. To complicate matters, several strangers enter the equation: a brilliant math professor who discovers, even envies, Will’s gifts, an empathetic shrink who identifies with Will’s blue-collar roots, and a beautiful, gifted pre-med student who shows him, for the first time in his life, the possibility of love.