Prisoners (2013)

Director: Denis Villeneuve Crime - Drama  - Mystery - Thriller  It is Thanksgiving, and two young girls have been kidnapped. The police have arrested and released the prime suspect. One of the girls’ fathers takes matters into his own hands. Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal * Hugh Jackman * Terrence Howard  * Viola Davis *Maria Bello * … Continue reading Prisoners (2013)

The Last Duel (2021)

Director: Ridley Scott Action -  Drama - History - Thriller In medieval France, King Charles VI (Alex Lawther) declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) settle his dispute with squire Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver) by challenging him to a duel. Cast: Matt Damon * Adam Driver * Jodi Comer * Harriet Walter *… Continue reading The Last Duel (2021)

Behind Closed Doors (The Poker House) (2008) Lori Petty

Drama Cast: Jennifer Lawrence * Javon Johnson * Sophi Bairley * Bokeem Woodbine * Chloe Grace Moretz * Selma Blair * A stark tale, and a hidden gem. Jennifer Lawrence, in my opinion, is at her best in independent films. Here she is as Agnes, a popular High School basketball player. At home, she oversees… Continue reading Behind Closed Doors (The Poker House) (2008) Lori Petty

Parasite (2019) Bong Joon-ho

Comedy - Drama - Thriller Cast: Song Kang-ho * Lee Sun-kyun * Cho Yeo-Jeong * Choi Woo-shik * Park So-dam * Lee Jeong-eun * Jang Hye-jin * Park Myung-hoon * Jun Ji-so * Greed and class discrimination threatens a newly formed symbiotic relationship between the unaware and wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim family.… Continue reading Parasite (2019) Bong Joon-ho

Fracture (2007)

Director: Gregory Hoblit Crime - Drama - Thriller Cast: Ryan Gosling * Anthony Hopkins * Rosamund Pike * David Strahairn * Embeth Davidtz * Billy Burke * A clever film, a cat toying with the mouse comes to mind. The protagonist could have been anyone assigned to prosecute this case of murder, it happened to… Continue reading Fracture (2007)