Films You Have to Watch at Least Once – The Classics

There are so many great films out there to be watched.  There really is.  My children are completely ignorant when it comes to classic cinema, as much as I really try to ignite some enthusiasm, alas, no. They tend to watch films from this century, and get really surprised when they actually do see a… Continue reading Films You Have to Watch at Least Once – The Classics

Did You Love Shutter Island?

In Shutter Island, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.  Of course, not everything is quite what it seems.  A Martin Scorsese film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, one of their six collaborations.  One that is dense in psychological paranoia, and that’s you the viewer! The… Continue reading Did You Love Shutter Island?

The Prison Movie

Is there some sort of catharsis when watching a prison movie?  Safe in the knowledge that one has not broken any laws that would cause them to lose their liberty. Of all of the genres out there for film, I am always happy to be the voyeur when it comes to the prison or liberty… Continue reading The Prison Movie

The Heist Movie

Set it Off, Reservoir Dogs, Rififi, Ocean's 11 & Ocean's 11 It is a film about a team, comprised because each of them has a certain set of skills.  There is something that is priceless and is in an impenetrable safe or otherwise secure place. There is usually strategic planning in this film, the upmost… Continue reading The Heist Movie

The Underdog Story

clipart-library.com Who doesn’t love watching a tale that captures the never say die spirit?  The tale where the unsuspected comes out on top. The underdog story is usually heart-warming, and if told well it will have the viewer rooting for the protagonist every time. There it seems are different categories in respect of the underdog… Continue reading The Underdog Story