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

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 detail must be examined and contingencies in place in case of… 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

The Films of…

A series about my favourite directors and their filmography. David Fincher David Fincher is a director that I have always admired, even when I didn’t know it was his work!  I say this because Fincher, like some of his contemporaries, honed his talent directing music videos and commercials.  I liked Madonna’s “Express Yourself” and “Vogue”… Continue reading The Films of…