Yeah yeah, I know the Oscar controversy ( #0SCARSOWHAT? ) but I’m grateful for seeing the good performances that were nominated. Here are two of them:
Michael B. Jordan did a fantastic job in the You leave your friends, family and all you
movie “Creed” but lets not kid ourselves, the know. You start anew here in America.
heart and soul of the movie is Rocky Balboa. That’s the basis of the story in “Brooklyn”
He’s an older man now, and not physically for a young Irish girl having a new begin-
well. And he’s not a punch drunk, down on ning. Saoirse Ronan plays Eilis and she’s
his luck palooka. He lives modestly, owning really wonderful to watch. The girl has
a restaurant named after the love of his life, presence and commands attention, in a
Adrian. He visits his loved ones in the ceme- nice, polite way, of course.
tery. A troubled young man asks for his help.