Watching The Girl On The Train Watching The Girl…

So maybe I watched this one too soon after seeing the recent Brian De Palma documentary De Palma (2015) after watching a run of De Palma movies.  Maybe I'm too big a fan of the 90's films where Micheal Douglas' manhood (mental and physical) and some shlocky plotting act as a gateway for a really interesting … Continue reading Watching The Girl On The Train Watching The Girl…


Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Ultimately the problem is a film about BDSM that doesn't seem too interested in BDSM,  It likes the promise and the paraphernalia of it, the (unused) equipment and that room, but the actual act is beyond the good taste of a mass release movie.  In short, there is no danger here, no feeling of being at … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Film: Prisoners (2013)

There was a string of films in the late 80's / early 90's that are sometimes referred to as the 'talkies'.  Most of them starred Michael Douglas and all of them got people talking through taking on various issues in a variety of ways.  Not all of the movies were great but many of them … Continue reading Film: Prisoners (2013)