Posts Tagged intrigue

Arbitrage

Arbitrage

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 No Comments

There’s something lacking about Arbitrage that didn’t induce the desired thrilling atmosphere it purportedly contained. Maybe it was that the police were highly incompetent. I mean, Gere left a trail of evidence behind him, and they still had a hard time convicting him? And what about the business deal which I felt was never fully […]

The Sessions

The Sessions

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 No Comments

The Sessions contained many interesting elements. With a character that spends most of his life confined in an iron lung and can only travel by means of a gurney, my curiosity levels were piqued. Add into it his desire to want to experience sex, and my intrigue deepened further. It’s a remarkable true story, but […]

Zero Dark Thirty Poster

Zero Dark Thirty

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 No Comments

Kathryn Bigelow truly deserves loads of credit for Zero Dark Thirty. She really knows how to send people on an emotional rollercoaster. Even though most people already know the basic details behind the hunt for Bin Laden, the film manages to evoke a sense of intrigue, with its mix of, uh… “information extraction” and inserts […]

Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 No Comments

I could certainly understand why so many would enjoy Professor Layton and the Last Specter, but I don’t personally care for it. Sure the story had a nice amount of intrigue, and the puzzles could be quite challenging, but the majority of the game is spent tapping the screen repeatedly. For me, I want more […]