Films I Like to Think About …

Every so often, there is that standout film. It could be for any reason; the cinematography, the script, the performance itself, but for whatever reason, it remains in your mind. This series looks at the films that have stayed with me, and I like to think about. Knives Out, a murder mystery by Rian Johnson… Continue reading Films I Like to Think About …

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

Taxi Driver: Saint or Sinner?

Film: Taxi Driver (1976)  Director: Martin Scorsese  Genre: Crime/Drama/Character Study Starring: Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle Cybill Shepard as Betsy Jodie Foster as Iris Harvey Kietel as Sport "On every street in every city, there's a nobody who dreams of being a somebody". The Plot Ominous music plays as a car emerges out of… Continue reading Taxi Driver: Saint or Sinner?