[i]Rashomon[/i] is one of my favorites for a whole helluva lot of reasons. First is the casting. Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, and Minoru Chiaki were in a lot of Kurosawa’s films and they were always perfect for the roles they were cast for.
Seeing Donna live her reckless life, warns us to show caution in our risk taking; that there has to be a happy medium when it comes to living life to the fullest and hiding behind the blinds.
A Clockwork Orange 2/15/05
Deny it all you want, because theres absolutely no way to prove it otherwise since we still have this society and that irritable law to get in our way.
Million Dollar Baby 2/12/05
Other than the amazing performances by everyone in the film, what makes this film so extraordinary is the deep question it asks; is human sacrifice built from love more important than societies, or your own, ideas of morality.
A Very Long Engagement 2/12/05
What I like best about a Jean-Pierre Jeunet film is that he loves to tell his stories in colorful and imaginative ways that so many other popular directors are unable to achieve.
My biggest complaint about this film isnt the fact that its more of an action/drama than epic, it isnt even the fact that most of the actors were acting either like hams or like comatose patients from Bellevue, or even that I hate the downfall of the epic because of the cheaper CGI (though that does...
Dawn of the Dead 3/22/04
Fire and screaming is everywhere she looks, people running for their lives, and other people running for their breakfast.
2001: A Space Odyssey 3/14/04
2001: A Space Odyssey resonates in people because it touches on the instant our wonder not only our wonder about space, but also our wonder about time, our wonder with our relationship to the Deity perhaps because you get as many interpretations of what the film means as you do almost people who h...
The Passion of the Christ 2/27/04
We should look at this film with an open eye and be humbled, because above all, it is a message of love, given to us by a loving man, with love in his heart, and all we have to do is accept it.