Transcript for Insomniac Theater: 'I Am Michael' and 'Gold'
Several pleas time now for aren't fat cat theater previewing it to movies this weekend nothing says that weekend has arrived until you hear that music and they graphic so this morning we're gonna start we're James Franco in the movie I am Michael. It's actually true story of the gay political activists and magazine editor who sparked a national controversy. After announcing his homosexuality to become a street Christian pastor. I am like. And we're back. I need to get away from this life when he said music tradition began I don't know I want to tell you look secret about a great gift from god. You. I'm Michael glance no longer doing fine and ski. You've written some coffee hateful thing sniper you're confused the truth is I was living a lot. Okay so there's a deal critics are admitting the subject matter is controversial but they're giving I am Michael high marks for its balance betrayal. And for Franco's deeply nuanced presentation take a look Mike LaSalle rights Frankel gives a sensitive performance and this is a film worth seeing. But it's not easy to watch. And Eric Cohen says director Justin Kelly's first feature offers an even handed for trails. Portrait rather of its controversial subject but it doesn't make his decisions easier to. Take next to Matthew McConaughey Kate like we've never seen him before with a shirt on yes I think I paid stars and the true story and a 1993 gold mining scandal when a massive gold deposit was supposedly discovered in the jungles of Indonesia. The actor stars as prospector. And desk is desperate for his lucky break in but he finds that while getting the gold was hard work keeping it is even harder. Tell you the dialogue that scene is amazing event at Hank and that it focused a hundred hair that hit him Namibia and striking gold though with the critics who are giving it a dismal 33% splat on Iran and made a swap swap. Why around McDonald writes and gold that is one of those movies. That sounds much like much more fun than actually is and Brian true it says nothing in gold is gold and though at least Matthew McConaughey Kate. With the lack of hair and abundance of beer gut shines. So then there is that.
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