Left Header Right Header
Header 3a   Header Right End A Header Right End B Space
Header Left 3b
Movie Reviews Movie Trivia
FREE Membership MatchFlick Friday - Win Free DVDs






Member Login  [help]
 
 
 
 
 
Member Trends
 Top 10 List
 Exclusive Interviews
 Horror Club
 Zombie Club
Movie News
 Current News
 News Archives
Message Board
 Go To The Forum
Cool Statistics
 Member Stats
 Trivia Stats
Columns   [more]
 Have You Been Sp...
 But Can She Act?...
 They're Not The ...
 Time Does Fly Wh...
 Column Archives
Popular Movies  [more]
 World War Z
 Mission Impossible 4
 Twilight Breaking Dawn
Popular People  [more]
 Leonardo DiCaprio
 Megan Fox
 Tom Cruise
Membership
 Join for FREE
 FAQs
 About MatchFlick
 Privacy Policy
Contests
 Guess That Scene
Syndication
 RSS Feeds
Prick Up Your Ears
MatchFlick Member Reviews

1 review / review this flick
 

Prick Up Your Ears 1987


From Amazon: Joe Orton was briefly the embodiment of a certain kind of '60s rebel, and Stephen Frears's film adaptation of the British playwright's biography successfully conjures up that outrageous spirit. The hostile, fussy codependency between Orton (Gary Oldman) and his brooding lover Kenneth Halliwell (Alfred Molina) forms the centerpiece of a story that features not only Orton's success and his brutal demise at Halliwell's hand, but also a vivid depiction of what gay sexuality meant in a repressive era. What really propels it are the performances--Oldman's naughty, overgrown boy could believably have written Orton's romps, and the powder-keg priss...

Directed By:
Stephen FrearsStephen Frears
Written By:
No image existsAlan Bennett
Starring:
Gary OldmanGary Oldman
Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
Vanessa RedgraveVanessa Redgrave
Julie WaltersJulie Walters
No image existsLindsay Duncan
No image existsWallace Shawn
No image existsJames Grant
No image existsFrances Barber
No image existsDave Atkins
No image existsJanet Dale

Buy on DVD

Member Reviews Add to Favorites A Favorite of... Buy/Rent on DVD
Subscribe to MatchFlick Movie Reviews through RSS Read Reviews / Post Review

Prick Up Your Ears Movie Review by Derringer (2/23/2009)

WARNING!! - Read This Movie Review At Your Own Risk! - It Doesn't Paint A Very Pretty Picture Of Certain 'Very Real' Members Of Our Diverse Society!!

WHEN SLIME MEETS SLIME........

Slime-Actor, GARY OLDMAN, plays Slime-Playwright, JOE ORTON.

Released in 1987, but set in the Swinging 60's, this bio-flick, PRICK UP YOUR...

(complete Prick Up Your Ears review by Derringer)



  Terms of Use | Press | Contact Us
Partnership and Advertising Opportunities | Movie Database | Merchandise

©2004-2017 MatchFlick®. All rights reserved.
©MOVIE IMAGES ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED AND THE PROPERTY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS

Web Analytics