I have to return some videotapes.
"Time could not mar the perfect symmetry of those walls."
Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rebecca' is chilling gothic horror done mostly right, employing careful psychological thrills in what occasionally is more style than substance but still presents a delightful view to behold in the famed director's only Best Picture winner. The icy and mysterious performances by Laurence Olivier and Judith Anderson certainly help the film stand out and not get bogged down in too much mundane tedium at least.
The story itself…
"We can, however, choose our friends, and I am glad I have chosen you."
The harsh realities of the real world are viewed through the delicate and innocent eyes of a young girl and a man with Asperger's, two strangers who become pen pals over many years, in Adam Elliot's extremely depressing stop motion adventure 'Mary and Max.'
The film's undertones and approach are very heavy but sweetly human and realistic at the same time, making the trials and tribulations…
"I hope these assholes like hospital food."
Bob Odenkirk as a lighter John Wick? Check. A killer soundtrack that totally fits with what's unfolding? Check. Heavy gore blending well with incredible comedic timing? Check.
Ilya Naishuller's 'Nobody' is a wonderful treat, a great return to the cinemas after not having been in such a long time, and Odenkirk's Hutch Mansell, beyond sporting a damn cool name, makes for one of my favorite action heroes in a long while. He's highly…
"The only thing I do know is that we have to be kind. Please, be kind, especially when we don't know what's going on."
Deadly fanny packs, hot dog fingers, black hole bagels, self-inflicted paper cuts, and telepathic rocks? Believe the hype - 'Everything Everywhere All At Once' is a masterpiece, a visionary work of art, a visual orgasm for the eyes and brain. I don't believe I've ever seen a film blend comedy, drama, heartfelt compassion and impressive action…