Daily Archives: November 16, 2010

A film offers insight into the American character

By Saul Landau “Stone” takes a hybrid Norman Rockwell-Grant Wood portrait of an aging mid western couple, adds two Quentin Tarantino characters who excel in manipulating and offers a disturbing cinematic slice of real America: repression, religion, lust, violence and escape into seedy mysticism. Young Jack Mabry (Robert de Niro) watches golf on TV, ignoring […]