Summary: What a beautiful film. I haven't seen a lot of movies from last year, but this one is surely to stay near the top of my list. The acting was brilliant, Douglas deserved all of the accolades that he won. Damon probably deserved them as well.
Excerpt: I rented the BD (lucky me) so I didn't have to go through the hassle previous unsatisfied costumer (gonzostick) went through. I couldn't play it on my standalone player, nor on my new expensive laptop which I bought especially to play BD-s when I travel.
Summary: Based on the autobiography, the film explores the relationship between Liberace and his six-year relationship with young lover Scott Thorson. This movie has outstanding acting and a good cast.
DO NOT BUY THIS DISC IF YOU OWN AN OPPO-BDP-83 Blu-ray player... IT WI
26 December 2013
Excerpt: I first saw this movie on HBO when it was premiered, nationally. I ordered a copy of this great movie on a Blu-Ray disc. I put it in my Oppo BDP-83 player, and got through all the copyright warnings and the ad clips, then, clicked on PLAY in the movie menu and my player locked up.
Excerpt: And the award for Film that made me smile the most so far this year goes to… So, after admitting that Side Effects would be his last film before going into retirement, one of my favorite directors Steven Soderbergh did the most logical thing and… made another movie.
Excerpt: This HBO film tells the story of the tumultuous relationship between Liberace and his young lover Scott Thornsen. It follows their courtship from beginning to end. Liberace is excellently portrayed by the great Michael Douglas with the equally effective Matt Damon as his boyfriend.
Excerpt: This reviewer is highly critical when it comes to dark comedies, this was rather average. Scott Thorson (Matt Damon) works as an animal trainer for movies and meets Bob Black, a Hollywood producer, in a gay bar.
Conclusion: To watch two main stream stars known for playing tough guys camping it up in this biopic is a great idea. Both Michael Douglas and Matt Damon have a ball as Douglas plays seventies and eighties entertainer Liberace whilst Damon is his partner.
Summary: Several moments through this film I found myself almost covering my eyes in disbelief as Matt Damon & Michael Douglas stared into each others eyes before a lovers embrace... I eventually sat through my typical kiwi bloke discomfort as my girlfriend chuckled away to herself and could see the film as...