Many of us do not know the words to our own song we stumble along seeking the right tune then, often suddenly, we catch an intimation of what we have been put on earth to do we embrace our particular project and begin to sing from the bottom of our heart and it feels so good, so right, and so true erin brockovich. Amazoncom: erin brockovich [blu-ray]: julia roberts, albert finney, aaron eckhart, peter coyote, steven soderbergh: movies & tv editorial reviews a real woman a real story a real triumph julia roberts won an academy award for best actress in her role as erin brockovich, a feisty young mother who fought for. Reviews counted: 145 erin brockovich was directed by steven soderbergh julia roberts earned a $20 million payday for her work on the film, the highest salary paid to a female film new certified fresh movies on netflix and amazon prime: major league, get shorty, lots of james bond, and more. Being the true story of a struggling single mother's exposé of a water poisoning case, implicating the giant utility pacific gas and electric, the film has obvi. It's been 15 years since the movie came out, but i still remember watching erin brockovich for the very first time even at a young age i was moved by the idea that women in any situation could change and impact the lives of so many of course, there. Steven soderbergh's erin brockovich, like wolfgang petersen's the perfect storm, another blockbuster from the year 2000 which might otherwise seem totally make no mistake that you probably know where erin brockovich is headed from the moment the movie begins, if not from the second you purchase your ticket fine. ”erin brockovich” is based on a true story, but almost everything in it feels familiar from previous corporate malfeasance thrillers like ”a civil action” the movie is consistently engrossing, never quite exciting its surprise — and its pleasure — is the plainspoken humanity of its outrage, its utter absence of.
Directed by steven soderbergh and written by susannah grant, erin brockovich is a classic david versus goliath story multiplied by two erin bulldozing her way into a respectable career against all odds plays out next to her efforts to win compensation for a tiny community from a behemoth corporation. Erin brockovich is silkwood (meryl streep fighting nuclear wastes) crossed with a civil action (john travolta against pollution) plus julia roberts in a plunging neckline roberts plays a real-life heroine who helped uncover one of the biggest environmental crimes in history but her performance. The majority of critics responded favorably towards the film, with roberts' performance receiving rave reviews it holds a certified fresh rating of 84% on erin brockovich, like wonder boys right before it, makes the year 2000 seem increasingly promising for movies newsweek magazine's david. Erin brockovich movie reviews & metacritic score: an unconventional drama based on true events, starring julia roberts as the twice-divorced mother of three.
Of erin brockovich herself this film is based on a true story, which is one of the reasons it intrigued me when i first watched the movie and what peaked my desire to write this paper on the story the movie describes the story of erin brockovich who is a struggling single mother who becomes connected to ed masry's law firm. Erin brockovich dir: steven soderbergh, usa, 2000 a review by matthew nelson, university of wisconsin- madison, usa when a film opens with the title based on a true story, a sinking feeling of gloom comes over me will this be yet another typical triumph over adversity, human-interest flick, cranked out by the. A o scott reviews movie erin brockovich, directed by steven soderbergh and starring julia roberts photo (m.
The movie 'erin brockovich” (2000) by steven soderbergh is based on a true story it tells about the drama of erin brockovich's struggle against the american west coast energy giant pacific gas and electric company known as pg&e the lead character is performed by celebrated julia roberts, who has eventually won. Julia roberts is the real goddamn deal soderbergh's best movie from 2000, obviously steve g review by steve g 23 steven soderbergh is a boring filmmaker and erin brockovich is the enjoyable film that proves it, to a certain extent what it doesn't do that all of his rubbish films and even his occasional good. Erin brockovich review not to mention brockovich's tacky wardrobe of micro- skirts, see-through blouses and push-up bras (the movie's best supporting accessory, without doubt), and enviable line in knife-tongued wisecracks matching roberts scene that's not to say erin brockovich is poorly directed.
Erin brockovich is a movie with two personalities, one thats breezy and winning, and one thats maddeningly preachy its almost a shock when the pushy side wins out in the end the early part of the movie is so good that it seems like nothing could ruin it the picture (which is. A movie review of erin brockovich, a steve soderbergh film starring julia roberts and albert finney.
The cinematic landscape of early 2000 is littered with the carcasses of disappointing dinosaurs presented by respected, or at least recognizable, filmmakers: john frankenheimer and. Erin brockovich the pre-credits announcement based on a true story before a film about real-life triumph over adversity seldom signals the start of something great it's not that there aren't true stories of genuine struggle worth telling, but there don't seem to be many ways to tell them without plot points. On march 17, 2000, julia roberts and steven soderbergh brought erin brockovich to theaters the film went on to claim five oscar nominations at the 73rd academy awards and a best actress win for roberts the hollywood reporter's original review is below.