21st Century: Amelie

Amelie (2001) Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Starring: Audrey Tautou & Mathieu Kassovitz Moving on to my next entry in this mini series devoted to my favorite films from each year of the 21st century. For 2001 I chose Amelie, a French film that will melt your heart and make you smile for 123 minutes straight.…… Continue reading 21st Century: Amelie

21st Century: The Road to El Dorado

I had a fun idea to write about my favorite film from each year all the way back to 2000. So with that in mind I introduce you to my new mini series “21st Century”. The Road to El Dorado (2000) Directed by: Bibo Bergeron Starring: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez and Edward James…… Continue reading 21st Century: The Road to El Dorado

You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here (2018) Directed by: Lynne Ramsay Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts & Ekaterina Samsonov You Were Never Really Here is one of the most visceral, heart pounding movies I’ve ever seen. It tells the story of Joe, a combat veteran who is living with PTSD. He works as a mercenary who…… Continue reading You Were Never Really Here

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Directed by: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott & Sterling Hayden I spent some time this week watching a few Kubrick films that I hadn’t seen. Until now I had only seen A Clockwork Orange (which I hate) and…… Continue reading Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

13 Assassins

13 Assassins (2010) Directed by: Takashi Miike Starring: Koji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Yusuke Iseya and Goro Inagaki As I continue writing this blog I’m trying to figure out which movies to write about and why I should write about them. One of the biggest reasons for me to write about a movie is to hopefully…… Continue reading 13 Assassins

Thoroughbreds

Thoroughbreds (2017) Directed by: Cory Finley Starring: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy and Anton Yelchin Finally got a chance to see Thoroughbreds last week. Overall Thoroughbreds was very solid. A teenage sociopath (Olivia Cooke) and her estranged childhood friend (Anya Taylor-Joy) make a plot to murder the latter’s step father. This black comedy is being billed…… Continue reading Thoroughbreds