An investigation is like a puzzle. It requires a methodical approach as well as seeing the bigger picture, two qualities that Kurosawa stresses, as he is not only attentive to the mystery surrounding the murders but also to the unreliability..
The power of the mind is an intriguing idea. It's an idea that explores possibilities; it's an idea that explores the limits as well as the extent of power, in which case Cronenberg is dealing with extrasensory perception not merely..
The mere thought of Jess Franco adapting Dracula is intriguing. He's a filmmaker who is prone to sleaze and erotica, but he's also a filmmaker who, I would argue, is at his most competent when he puts in the effort...
Wanna make a wish? If so, you'd best be careful what you wish for in the event of unearthing a lamp that's older than dirt and worth more than a Ferrari. OK, so that last part is an exaggeration, but..
The idea of a birthday being unlike any other is intriguing in that it opens the door to the unknown; and as such, the emphasis on details such as turning nineteen and celebrating at the exact time of birth have..
What is more destructive, the creator or the creation? This is a question that is on my mind in light of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a film that has left me with some things to think about. I wasn't expecting this;..
There is an abstractness to concepts such as being, knowing, time, and space; an abstractness that I find intriguing in that concrete things are clearly defined and the things that aren't aren't. Both are on opposite ends of the spectrum,..
When you have a character who has such a presence and such an aura about him, you have a formula for an influential and beautiful film; a formula that keeps the viewer enthralled and captivated as the story unfolds. This..
Explosions, drug dealing, endorphin extracting, projectile weapons, and a high speed pursuit. And to think that coming in peace meant no violence whatsoever. One thing is certain: it's Christmas in Houston, and a psychopathic alien is on the loose, injecting..
There's nothing quite like a helping of Mayan madness, especially when it involves blood sacrifices, hotel hijinx, a head being tossed around à la hot potato, heart swapping, zombified locals, surreal situations, macabre merriment, and a priest getting mixed up..