I’m not here to tell you that Major League is a great movie. What it is is a very funny movie. There are moments of outrageous, explosive, kick-the-legs-out-from-under-you humor that leave viewers gasping for breath between laughs.
A “trouser role” in opera is a male character can be performed by a woman pretending to be a man. Albert Nobbs is about a woman who takes it a few steps further, determining to live her entire life as a member of the opposite sex.
Field of Dreams may be the finest movie ever made about baseball. Not the game as it’s actually played but as a mythic place in the America psyche, eternal summer in which fathers and sons wile away the afternoons in an endless game of catch.