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)

Boss Level (2020)

Director: Joe Carnahan Action - Mystery - Sci-Fi - Thriller Cast: Frank Grillo * Mel Gibson * Naomi Watts * Michelle Yeoh I found this quite entertaining.  Frank Grillo is Roy Pulver, a retired special forces officer who becomes trapped in an infinite time-loop on the day of his murder. He has to solve the… Continue reading Boss Level (2020)

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)

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 …