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A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001
A.I. Artificial Intelligence began in the early 1970s as a project Stanley Kubrick wanted to adapt from Aldiss' story. He bought the rights and hired a series of writers but the film became embroiled in development hell for years, mainly because Kubrick felt that special effects necessary to fulfil his vision for David were not advanced enough and he didn't feel a child actor could convincingly portray the character. Finally in 1995 Stanley Kubrick handed A.I. Artificial Intelligence…
127 Hours 2010
127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston played by James Franco. He must find a way to escape after his arm gets trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot canyon in Bluejohn Canyon, Utah in April 2003. And as the film implies the time that he was stranded once his arm was trapped was 127 hours. It is both a drama as well as a thriller, as the main character has a limited…
Taxi Driver 1976
Taxi Driver is a masterpiece. It's one of the greatest films ever made and it truly is one of man's greatest accomplishments. Every single time I watch it, it just does something to me and nothing else can make me feel the way Taxi Driver makes me feel. It's a completely unique film and a unique experience that has never, or will ever be matched, equalled or rivalled. No matter what, I know I can always watch this…
Whiplash is quite simply one of the greatest films of the decade and with each passing year after its release, my appreciation for it just grows. I remember very vividly hearing about the hype for the film. I heard the premise and that it was "one of the most intense films ever" and I just couldn't understand how a story about a Jazz drummer and his demanding, abusive teacher could even be compelling yet alone intense. Within minutes,…