Every once in awhile you come across a film so unique and strange you don't know if you're watching the worst thing you've ever seen or the best. Andrzej Zulawski's Possession is one of those films. It reminds me of one of those farcical plays filled with nonsensical language and bizarre action. Stars a very young Sam Neill and Isabelle Adjani, who gives a very brave and at one point an exhausting performance in a subway tunnel. You're watching along mesmerized and just when you think it can't get any more insane, the payoff ending comes crashing like a tsunami. A brilliant horror film.
I wish I could find words to describe how awful this movie is. I haven't watched anything THIS terrible in a long time. At least Ridiculous Six made me laugh. This is just nauseating; acting, script, everything. I can't believe Keanu Reeves took a paycheck to be in this garbage. I doubt I will ever watch anything from Eli Roth again.
It's rare when you can fall completely in love with a movie on a first watch but this movie did it for me. The Criterion Blu-ray was purchased on a blind buy and I hoped if it was half as good as Fellini's 8 1/2 then it would be well worth the purchase.
From the opening helicopter aerial shots the film was followed by one beautiful sequence after another. Fellini does black and white, textures, landscapes, light and shadows like…
There are so many thoughts I have after watching the third and final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. Batman Begins was an incredible re-introduction of Bruce Wayne/Batman's origin tale. The Dark Knight expanded on the legend with a story of madness and mayhem.
Now comes the final act of the Dark Knight's epic saga and with it a story of spectacle and drama. Batman encounters Bane (Tom Hardy), a villain who can match and even surpass him in strength…