Posts Tagged shocking

Chinatown

Chinatown

Friday, December 16, 2011 No Comments

I find that in many crime/mystery films, the tendency is to build up the story and characters one way, then twist them around at the climax without the slightest allusion to it prior. It’s cheap, and seems rather haphazard on the part of the writers because it feels as though they didn’t put enough care […]

Incendies

Incendies

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1 Comment

Aside from the odd moments where the pacing was a bit slow, and the few times where it took me a couple of seconds to reorient myself to where the film was in the timeline, Incendies was a powerfully provocative and shocking story of a set of twins who, on request of their mother’s will, […]

Adam-DVD-Cover

Adam

Monday, April 19, 2010 No Comments

Adam is described as the story of two strangers who find a connection despite their social differences. What it’s really about is a couple of years in the life of a 29-year-old man with Aspergers Syndrome, and the outsider’s perspective of the girl who falls in love with him. It’s touching, surprising, sometimes shocking, and […]