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)

The Girl on the Train (2016)

Director: Tate Taylor Crime - Drama - Mystery - Thriller Cast: Emily Blunt * Haley Bennett * Rebecca Ferguson * Justin Theroux * Luke Evans * Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel of the same name.  We follow an unreliable narrator, Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt), due to her drinking and her delicate emotional state as a… Continue reading The Girl on the Train (2016)

Gosford Park (2001)

Director: Robert Altman Comedy - Drama - Mystery  Cast: Maggie Smith * Ryan Phillipe * Michael Gambon * Kristin Scott Thomas * My guilty pleasure is watching films that involve the rich, flawed people that live upstairs, and the staff that live below and serve them. Set in the 1930s, a group of rich, some… Continue reading Gosford Park (2001)

Enduring Love (2004)

Director: Roger Michel Drama - Mystery - Romance  Cast: Daniel Craig * Samantha Morton * Rhys Ifans A British slice of life film.  After a tragic hot air balloon accident, which resulted in the death of a man, Joe (Daniel Craig) has been unable to come to terms with it.  Later, he finds that he… Continue reading Enduring Love (2004)

Paris, Texas (1984)

Director: Wim Wenders Drama Cast: Harry Dean Stanton * Natassja Kinski * Dean Stockwell * Hunter Carson * My Thoughts  So slow, but so worth it! One of Harry Dean Stanton’s best roles. He plays Travis, apparently a mute traveller, who has been missing for four years.  He has left everything behind, including his young… Continue reading Paris, Texas (1984)