It is a lot of fun with James Cagney as the good gangster (a speciesthat only exists in movies) and Humphrey Bogart as the bad gangster(and he is really, really, rotten!) Walsh's dynamic storytellingis at full tilt throughout.
Remember the “lagabelu jab lipistick, hillela aara district” song and how it has been slaying much? TheFractions has translated a few english novels to Bhojpuri and we swear it is funny AF.
But while a tighter film from Mr. Darabont clearly would have been better, ''The Green Mile'' proves surprisingly successful under the circumstances. First and foremost, it manages to linger on death row without claustrophobia and to become wholeheartedly immersed in what goes on there. Working casually, with the bookend flashback device borrowed from ''Saving Private Ryan,'' it eases into the story of what the very Southern-sounding Paul Edgecomb remembers about his years as a prison guard. Tom Hanks, who is so unaffectedly good that it has become redundant to say so, helps ease the film into its just-folks storytelling mode.