The Dreamers (2003)

The Dreamers is about cinephiles, who live in a much too claustrophobic world than what they would like it to be. I believe many movie buffs possess this distinction. Many times I feel as if I am going places that no one has ever gone through cinema, even if it’s not true. I’m often trying to reduce […]

Memento (2000) Fully explained

I wanted to write this explanation about Memento for the sole purpose of never seeing a complete understanding of it anywhere on the net. Obviously this read serves best right after watching the film, since I will analyze quote upon quote to sift through every single lie told by Teddy in the movie. If you […]

It’s good to be bad! 25 Unfathomably Fascinating Villains!


UNFATHOMABLE VILLAINS! These are the bad guys who have a little extra something… no… a lot of extra something! Being the devil is far too boring for them. The king of darkness only has one dynamic which is pure evil. These masterminds on the other hand are craftier, more charming, insanely narcissistic, creatively sick, funnier, and so out of […]

Enter the Void (2009)


Enter the Void (2009) Directed by Gasper Noe Written by Gasper Noe & Lucile Hadzihalilovic Cinematography by Benoit Debie  Editing by Gasper Noe, Marc Boucrot & Jerome Pesnel  We follow the lives of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown) a drug dealer, and his sister Linda (Paz de la Huerta), a stripper both currently living in Tokyo. Their parents […]

Inception (2010)


Inception (2010) Written and Directed by Christopher Nolan Cinematography by Wally Pfister Scored by Hans Zimmer Editing by Lee Smith Dom Cobb’s (Leonardo DiCaprio) profession is diving into people’s dreams and extracting out valuable information from their secrets. His only wish is to go back home to be with his two children. He cannot because all evidence […]

The Asphalt Jungle (1950)


The Asphalt Jungle (1950) Directed by John Huston Adaptation of the novel by W. R. Burnett Screenplay by Ben Maddow & John Huston Cinematography: Harold Rosson Scored by Miklos Rozsa Edited by George Boemler Older men are behaving badly with childish endeavors. Erwin Riedenschneider (Sam Jaffe), you can call him “Doc,” has the demeanor of […]

Ordinary People (1980)


Ordinary People (1980) Directed by Robert Redford Novel by Judith Guest Adapted Screenplay by Alvin Sargent & Nancy Dowd (uncredited) With a title like “Ordinary people,” it probably won’t come as a surprise to you that this is a drama that takes it’s time. The plot unfolds with deliberately heavy feet. The film centers around […]

I’m a Cyborg, but that’s OK (2006)


I’m a Cyborg, but that’s OK (Original Korean title: Ssaibogeujiman gwaenchanha) (2006) Director:  Park Chan-wook Writers: Park Chan-wook & Seo-Gyeong Jeong I’m abandoning my robotic format of analyzing movies on a film review about a girl who thinks she’s a cyborg. I believe the right hemisphere of the brain is just as important as the left. At least I know […]

Fallen Angels (1995)


Fallen Angels (Duo luo tian shi) (1995) Writer/Director: Wong Kar-Wai Concept: 8 Without a real lead character, Fallen Angels is about the unusual lives of those who inhabit Hong Kong’s underworld city life. We follow a contract killer’s missions as well as his partner’s preparations. He never actually meets her since he doesn’t want to get involved romantically. In […]

Palandromes (2004)


 Palandromes (2004) Writer/Director: Todd Solondz Concept: 8 Aviva, is a very innocent 13 year old girl who wants to have a baby… …right now. She does anything she can to get pregnant. When she succeeds, her parents force her to have an abortion. So she precariously runs away to fulfill her mission. The world she encounters […]

Audition (1999)

Audition (1999)  Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Daisuke Tengan Adaptation of the novel by Ryu Murakami  Concept: 8 A widower takes an offer from a friend to hold a fake audition to a movie to find his ideal wife. He is fascinated by his choice, a young woman who’s not who she seems. Films with similar characteristics: Misery, […]

There Will Be Blood (2007)


There Will Be Blood (2007) Writer/Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Adaptation of the novel “Oil!” by Upton Sinclair Concept: 8 An oil man goes from rags to riches at the turn of the century. As his lonesome ambition skyrockets, his respect for humanity deteriorates. Film’s trademark feel: Survival of the craftiest. The inconsideration of mother nature. Feels […]

Leon the Professional (1994)


I enjoy writing large essays on really complicated films, however they take too damn long. So I’ve decided to write some more quick and spontaneous reviews to get my opinion out there quick and to the point. Keep in mind that I rate films based on if they speak to me on a personal level […]

My Interpretation of Mulholland Drive (2001)


Have you seen Mulholland Drive? If you haven’t DO NOT keep reading. This article contains an abundance of SPOILERS! I reveal all of the well hidden secrets that’s begging to be discovered beneath the surface of this intentionally plastic feeling film. Seriously though, if you consider yourself a true thinker, Mulholland Drive is your kind of […]

What is a “Thinking Movie”? Memento vs. Mulholland Drive


The purpose of this article is to define what a “thinking movie” is. To be honest, I find what even professional critic’s labeling as such to be very far from the mark. It is my objective to reveal how most films today (including many classics) are in fact not for the independently thinking audience. What […]

5 Films I Love, 45 that I quite like. Your Best Recommendations welcomed!


Top Five There aren’t much more movies than these that I would give 5 stars. So far these are my absolute favorite films. These really aren’t in any order. I love these 5 just as much… 1 Leon the Professional 2 Donnie Darko 3 Whispering Corridors 2: Memento Mori 4 Audition 5 Mulholland Drive The Rest These […]

Memento Mori (1999) Film Review


Introduction: Will you enjoy this film? How would you like to try to understand the inner workings of a real life human being that eventually grows into a horribly conflicted psychopath? What if the emotions of such were from a barely grown adult? If you were to become successful in sympathizing with this person, from […]