Austin Butler as Elvis Presley is a revelation, giving one of the best performances of recent memory; “ELVIS” | FILM REVIEW

Austin Butler, Tom Hanks and Olivia DeJonge
Directed by Baz Lurhmann

A star is born in Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis.” Austin Butler’s performance as the rock'n'roll legend is simply jaw-dropping. In an astonishing turn, the actor melts completely into Elvis, announcing the arrival of one hell of a committed actor. Unfortunately, Butler’s performance (and a couple of scenes towards the film’s end) are the only worthy piece of this near travesty of a motion picture. The ... more >