“Monuments Men” joins films ranging from “The Producers” to “Life Is Beautiful” in trying to mix comedy with the Third Reich
George Clooney wasn’t kidding when he said he was having a hard time finding the right tone for “The Monuments Men.”
The director-star confessed he was struggling to find the right balance between comedic elements and serious World War II subject matter during a conversation with TheWrap’s Editor-in-Chief, Sharon Waxman, shortly before the movie was delayed late last fall. Now that his movie’s finished it’s easy to see what he was talking about. A cross between “Hogans Heroes” and “Ocean Eleven,” the reverse heist movie aims for a breezy tone, but is uneven at best…the rest in the link below…ciao!
via George Clooney’s Nazi Problem in ‘Monuments Men’: It’s Hard to Have Fun With Hitler – TheWrap.