The Committments Movie Review Essay Research — страница 2

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would That Thing You Do, the 1996 Tom Hanks film. These films are alike in many ways. The band members in each film were not well-known actors at the time the films were released. The characters were desperate to get away from the lives they were living and become idols or rock legends. There is mention of the greats in each film. In That Thing You Do they were imaginary bands, while in The Commitments they were actual legends, but the influences to the bands are shown in their music. To Alan Parker, director of The Commitments, you have a wonderful film here. It?s entertaining and inspiring. Not too many movies these days can make you tap your foot; I?ve even caught myself singing ?Mustang Sally? in the