Challenged by a new student, tutor and theorist Galileo co-opts emerging telescope technology and discovers irrefutable proof of the heretical notion that the earth is not the center of the universe. But in a rigid society ruled by an uneasy alliance of aristocracy and clergy already undermined by the Plague and the Reformation, science is a threat and enlightenment is a luxury. Faced with either death at the hands of the Inquisition or recantation to a hypocritical but all-powerful Papacy, Galileo must choose between his own life and the restless scientific curiosity that he has spurned family, friends, and wealth to pursue.
Writer:Barbara Bray (adapted for the screen), Bertolt Brecht (play), Charles Laughton (English translation of play), Joseph Losey (adapted for the screen)
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Ricardo A (de) wrote: Devia ter oitro titulo menos instigante e mais realista
Rahima D (fr) wrote: worst of the 3... why did they make this movie?
Bill B (it) wrote: Trashy TV movie fun from Mary Harron, Agnes Bruckner looks cute enough as the vapid blonde bombshell and it's an okay way to kill an hour and a half.Rental?
Said C (de) wrote: good, but goes to show some of the dumb crap guys have to go through. Who doesn't love Meryl Streep?
john h (kr) wrote: This is a great movie. Tommy Davidson (Puff Smokey Smoke) is hilarious. "JuWANNA!!!" "Watch the wings" I really like this movie.
Tans D (de) wrote: There were three different acts to this movie. The first first was incredibly boring. The second was hilarious and very fun! And the third was too ridiculous to even be entertaining. There were some good deaths, and even some creepy moments, but overall it was nothing special or even good.
Adam R (kr) wrote: A classic comedy that I really enjoy. Chris Farley and David Spade are very funny together. (First viewing - Late teen years)
Peter F (ru) wrote: As an obvious influence for Kill Bill in both concept and aesthetic, Lady Snowblood has aged very well and remains one of the better revenge thrillers of its era. Told in a non-linear structure (that even sneaks in some historical commentary on Meiji era Japan), the film is elusive even at its most gory. Speaking of which, the film also houses some truly balletic swordplay, in a style that John Woo would incorporate into shoot-em-ups in the next decade. Call it the art house version of I Spit on Your Grave if you will, but it's quite a bit better than that.
Joshua B (jp) wrote: maybe i already did...
Kyle M (au) wrote: Carell performed well in the situation his character was in while having family time with some good performances also and some questionable senses in this dramedy. (B+)(Full review coming soon)
Jacob K (it) wrote: Oh, has this series fallen. The first was very funny, the second was decent, but this one is terrible. Avoid and pretend it doesn't exist
Jamie O (es) wrote: want 2 see this looks good some ppl say it's one of the most "realistic" scary movies hv 2 watch!!
Iain B (kr) wrote: She was great, he was dreadful, truly dreadful, so when (SPOILER ALERT) the unfortunate event happened I didn't really care as much as I should have done