When a five minute shot of a roofied Olivia Cooke, is the climax of the film... you know you have to watch it.
A long, hard stare into a dark, deep pool. Is the only way this stunning, disturbing and subliminally existential movie can be summed up.
Jake LaMotta, not your average protagonist.
“So give me a stage, where this bull can rage!”
Raging Bull presents the paradoxical figure of LaMotta brilliantly, a jarring performance from DeNiro, rival even to his magnum opus, and of course I am talking about Taxi Driver.
DeNiros performance shocks the viewer, they see this successful, young, middleweight contender, squander away his glory and his life due to his paranoia, jealousy, violence, insecurity and his rage.
He leads a life of constant…
Rushmore is a fantastic piece of film by Wes Anderson that ever so perfectly captures the complexity of adolescence and the delicate fragility of young minds.
Through the eyes of Max Fischer, Wes tackles issues sourounding young love and the paradox of inner peace, It shows the breakdown of Max’s life when he is threatened with expulsion from not only his school but his vocation, with the looming possibility of his life falling apart Max latches onto the elegant and…