Posts Tagged suicide

The Apartment

The Apartment (Blu-ray)

Monday, January 30, 2012 No Comments

The Apartment, a film that follows a regular working man trying to climb the corporate ladder by loaning his apartment out to his superiors so they can partake in illicit affairs, offered entertainment in four dimensions: comedy, drama, romance, and social commentary. Mix in some excellent acting (especially Jack Lemmon), writing, and an attempted suicide, […]

You don't know jack

You Don’t Know Jack

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 No Comments

With the recent passing of Jack Kevorkian, it only seemed fitting to watch a movie about his life. In particular, his attempts to help people who were in immense pain by assisting them in committing suicide. And, You Don’t Know Jack, completely unrelated to the computer game of the same name, was a decent look […]

Father of my children

The Father of My Children

Friday, December 10, 2010 No Comments

The Father of My Children took a while to start getting somewhere with the main character who’s a workaholic father whose film production company falls into immense debt. It takes roughly 45 minutes to finally get a glimpse of emotional breakdown. Finally we get some intrigue to thicken the plot. And then, boom, halfway through […]

Angel at Sea

Angel at Sea

Friday, October 8, 2010 No Comments

When Olivier Gourmet tells his son a secret that he is going to commit suicide that night, it felt like someone had punched me in the heart. But when the father doesn’t go through with it and the son, scared that at any point his father might kill himself, watches over him anxiously, the pain […]