“You wanna go to jail or you wanna go home?”
There’s a number of great crime films set in Los Angeles. But when I think of what the grittiest and nastiest one might be, I think of Training Day by Antoine Fuqua from back in 2001.
Starring Denzel Washington as LAPD Detective Alonzo Harris and Ethan Hawke as Officer Jake Hoyt.
Hoyt wants to join Harris’ elite narcotics unit, which will be a fast track to rising through the ranks…
Canadian director Dennis Villeneuve’s 2014 film Enemy has one of the more confusing and shocking endings in a movie this year. It’s one of these endings that might make you want to rewatch the film again right away.
Jake Gyllenhaal is Adam Bell, a college history professor who’s going about his average life with his girlfriend, who’s played by Mélanie Laurent, who you’d remember from Inglourious Basterds.
One night Adam watches a movie randomly recommended to him by a co-worker.…
The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm really kinda speechless after watching this movie. I mean.... this movie is @#$%ing INSANE! I don't just mean that in a quality sense.
I mean this is one of the craziest, wackiest movies I've seen in a long time!
What I will say is,
This film.... is the Scorsese film I was waiting for after seeing The Departed.
I would have MAYBE liked to have only waited 2 years for it instead of 7....…
8 year old me: "This is the single greatest..."
23 year old me: "...piece of shit! What's with the teddy bears?"
There's a LOT to like in this film. But there's more to hate.