The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

THE AMERICAN - George Clooney

This is a cold movie. No, it's a FREEZING cold movie! (WARNING: some story spoilers ahead...) The main character is steel cold. It opens up with a literally cold snowy scene. The warmest human relationship is a one-night stand at an Italian ...
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Movie Review — Shutter Island (2010), a Psychological Thriller Masterpiece

Shutter Island Movie Leonardo DiCaprio

A masterpiece by Martin Scorsese on the level of Taxi Driver and Goodfellas. The year is 1954. U.S. Marshal Edward "Teddy" Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio in his usual pedal-to-the-metal best) heads for the psychiatric-jail on Shutter Island to ...
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Movie Review — Intermission (2003), a “romantic thriller” that parodies itself

Intermission

Intermission, director John Crowley’s first film, is supposed to be a film about “life is what happens in between” two major events; that is, an intermission. But the ending proves the reverse – that, no matter what happens during the intermission, ...
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