The horror of losing sanity is undeniably a fascinating yet unsettling concept for two reasons: it brings to mind the stories of Edgar Allan Poe and it speaks to the fragility of the mind, the latter being that which Jessica..
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..
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,..
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..
There comes a time when a journey must be embarked upon, a time when unfamiliar territory presents obstacles that one is unprepared for. Such a time is by no means desirable, but there is something to be said for the..
What we have here is a movie that isn't afraid to be out-there; a movie that is so feverish that any attempt to make sense of it would leave you scratching your head. But you know what? I wouldn't have..