Posts Tagged thought provoking

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 No Comments

You have to pay close attention while watching Never Let Me Go, because it requires concentration to understand what’s going on. But if you are attentive and allow this disquietingly eerie yet exceptionally poignant film about kids who were raised to be organ donors sink into your skin, you won’t regret it. It was amazingly […]

Inception

Inception

Friday, July 16, 2010 3 Comments

Christopher Nolan’s skill in doling out suspense is ever so prevalent in his latest, existential film, Inception. The story follows a group of people who infiltrate peoples’ dreams to steal their deepest thoughts. Now, the movie doesn’t really set the boundaries as to what can and can’t be done in someone else’s dream, leaving them […]

A single man

A Single Man

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1 Comment

A Single Man, a story about trying to find meaning when what you’ve loved is lost, was rich with wonderful acting, amazing cinematography, and thought provoking imagery. And for the first half or so of the movie I was blown away by Tom Ford’s genius, but then the denouement kicked in and the movie started […]

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Moon

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 4 Comments

The two questions I had after watching Moon were, why wasn’t it nominated for best picture and why wasn’t Sam Rockwell up for best actor? The story was original and thought provoking, and Sam Rockwell, one of the only actors in the movie, was amazing. Now, if you want generic theatrical appeal (explosions, teenage angst, […]