Ursula Schucht

Ursula Schucht

Ursula Schucht Quick Links

Film RSS

Schultze Gets The Blues Review


Good
German writer-director Michael Schorr apparently knows a niche genre with financial potential when he sees one. The first hit film that this title is probably patterned on is Jack Nicholson's About Schmidt, a movie about an aging man's life being turned around by loss. But before we go thinking of Schmidt as the absolute model for Schultze, consider Schmidt's predecessor, Richard Farnsworth's The Straight Story, a 1999 surprise hit that has been sending formulaic clones like this one (and Schmidt!) into theatrical orbit ever since. Fortunately, reappearances aren't regular.

In Straight, Farnsworth made his slow journey on a souped-up tractor along the highways and road stops of America aiming to visit an old buddy once more before he died. Not much of a motivational factor but it's the journey that counts. In Schmidt, Nicholson's travels consist of taking off in his trailer home for a visit with his daughter in another state on the occasion of her wedding.

Continue reading: Schultze Gets The Blues Review

Ursula Schucht

Ursula Schucht Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Actor


Suggested

SHAED - Trampoline Video

SHAED - Trampoline Video

Following the release of their new EP 'Melt' on Photo Finish Records, this indie trio from Washington, DC unveil the video for their latest single...

Ride - Dreamland, Margate 30.11.2018 Live Review

Ride - Dreamland, Margate 30.11.2018 Live Review

Celebrating thirty years of Ride with a special anniversary Unplugged tour, Oxfordshire's finest came to the seaside to play in the Ballroom.

Mark Ronson - Nothing Breaks Like a Heart ft. Miley Cyrus Video

Mark Ronson - Nothing Breaks Like a Heart ft. Miley Cyrus Video

Three months after his Michael Jackson mash-up, Mark Ronson is joined by Miley Cyrus in the video for his new song 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart'.

Advertisement
Breaking the music industry: Regiment tells us about the highs and lows of making music

Breaking the music industry: Regiment tells us about the highs and lows of making music

Tristan Corrigan on the difficulties of making music within a genre that is so popular.

Mid-Week Playlist: 15 Happy Tunes To Get You Through Work

Mid-Week Playlist: 15 Happy Tunes To Get You Through Work

From 'Happy' to 'Banana Pancakes', these are soaked in positivity.

'Black Mirror' Season 5: Possible Release Date and Interactive Enjoyment

'Black Mirror' Season 5: Possible Release Date and Interactive Enjoyment

We're far too excited about the new season of this epic anthology series.

Advertisement

Ursula Schucht Movies

Schultze Gets the Blues Movie Review

Schultze Gets the Blues Movie Review

German writer-director Michael Schorr apparently knows a niche genre with financial potential when he sees...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.