Paranoia is a film where everyone plays each other to heightened degrees and the losers are the ones who could never play.
Words have never been portrayed with such elegance or care on screen.
Refn realizes his story is a bit flimsy and overcompensates by lavishing it with stylistic excess, making Only God Forgives a joyless viewing experience.
When you expect certain events to go one way, it subverts your expectations with logical but unpredictable twists.
Two friends take a detour through an isolated stretch of Death Valley and their truck breaks down, quickly putting them in a life-and-death struggle for survival. Scenic Route is one of those independent movies construct...
Vehicle 19 is intelligently constructed, if dull to view.
Master spy George Smiley is brought out of retirement for one final case in Smiley’s People, the gripping sequel to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Former head of the British Secret Intelligence Service (known as Circus...
This battle, taking place without witnesses, feels as if consequences carry enormity.
A glossy film noir shot in beautiful Technicolor, Monroe's smoldering sensuality as a beautiful femme fatale is immediately apparent
In bulk, Punch plants sub characters in their narrative slots, unmoving as sedentary players.
Rushlights' final shock after an apparent break from dramatic tension becomes eye rolling instead of a mechanism for backtracking thought.
Dead Man Down relieves itself of dramatic potential, splurging on clean exits which leave this droopy, often ugly overcast world with an inexplicable smile.