The Dark Knight: culturevulture.net -film review

Directed by Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Eric Roberts; story by: Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan  ...

Delirious

Delirious (2006) Written and Directed by Tom Dicillo Starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Alison Lohman, Gina Gershon 102 minutes http://www.deliriousthemovie.com/ Tom Dicillo’s pointed satire about celebrity culture and the wannabes, handlers and worker bees who live at its fringes  ...

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Forget the movie’s opening “news” footage of pasty-faced dead people getting up, staggering around, and biting everyone in sight. What truly tips the viewer off that Diary of the Dead is science fiction is the fact that early in  ...

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On February 14th, I had a brief telephone conversation with George Romero, the man who essentially invented the modern zombie movie. We discussed his latest film, Diary of the Dead and the movie that started it all. PFT: With Night  ...

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Diva (1981) Directed by Jean-Jacques Beneix Written by Beneix and Daniel Odier (adapted from a novel by Odier under the name Delacorta) Starring Frederic Andrei, Richard Bohringer, Thuy An Luu, Wilhelmenia Fernandez When the French cult film “Diva” came  ...

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) Director, Julian Schnabel Writers: Jean-Dominique Bauby (novel), Ronald Harwood (screenplay) Starring Mathiaeu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze http://www.lescaphandre-lefilm.com/ Adolph Hitler's second in command, Hermann Goering, used to say that when  ...

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Critics often get blasted for seeming to prefer older movies to newer ones. Part of this is a matter of perception: critics, like most people, prefer to remember the good over the bad. So you’re not going to  ...

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises (2007) Directed by David Cronenberg Written by Steven Knight Starring Naomi Watts, Vigo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel http://www.focusfeatures.com/easternpromises/ What do you get when you mix a talented Canadian auteur, a well-intentioned but middling British scribe and a cast  ...

Encounters at the End of the World: culturevulture.net -film review

A Documentary by Werner Herzog Produced by Henry Kaiser Written, Directed and Narrated by Werner Herzog Run Time: 99 minutes MPAA Rating: Unrated http://encountersfilm.com/ When the National Science Foundation allowed filmmaker Werner Herzog to film in Antarctica during its “austral  ...

Exiled

Exiled (Fong juk) (2006) Directed by Johnny To Writers: Kam-Yuen Szeto, Tin-Shing Yip Official Site Wo (Nick Cheung), a former gangster, returns to Macau some time after a failed assassination attempt on a triad boss. He comes with his wife  ...