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Massivest cop-out ever?
The film's about a man on an island's everyday life. You can't just fastforward four years!
would four years of castawayness really make you into a tarzan-like man in terms of understanding things?
like he sees the metal sheet fall over and his head moves like he's some kind of dog.
Listen, I went out last night and everyone is hung over and so I'm stuck in watching castaway. So shut up.
His escape and rescue should have been a minor part of the film. Tom Hank's slow descent into madness, as was promised in the trailer, was all I was interested in.
What channel is it on?
have you been stranded on a desert island or something?
What the hell do you mean you haven't seen it?
I don't know, I imagine if it had just been a movie about Tom Hanks LOSING HIS FUCKING MIND until the credits roll, it wouldn't have been interesting.
i gots all da channels
The bit about him rescuing the cockerel that fell in the sea is absolutely wonderful:
"The cockerel that Lopez saved from the ship became his only friend on Saint Helena. During the night, it roosted above his head and during the day it followed behind him, and would come if he called to it."
cept him being mutilated..
what a lovely story though. I'm glad he got such recognition in his day from the pope.
The Pope in those days being a sort of magic elf.
I'm guessing Tom Hanks and the beach ball, not the Oliver Reed/Amanda Donohoe one that, when shown on TV, would cause personal nights of longing.