Tags » A History Of Violence

Days 164-173 | 365 Day Film Challenge

I’m still on the journey of watching one film a day, which equates to 365 films in a year. Here are reviews for ten that I’ve recently watched. 1,049 more words


Cronenberg Monograph on Violence

DATELINE:  A History of Violence

When you live in a farmhouse modeled after Grant Wood’s “American Gothic,” you know there is something secretive afoot.  A History of Violence… 268 more words

Sports Humor

A History of Violence (2005)

Dir. David Cronenberg. Starring Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

It’s almost too bad that A History of Violence isn’t a French movie about a reformed mobster from the tough streets of Marseille who escapes to the Massif Central and starts a family, because then the title would make a little more sense. 1,752 more words


Top Ten William Hurt Performances

William Hurt has been a fierce cinematic presence for decades, and now he’s slowly embarked on making his mark in television.  He was the epitome of a sex symbol in the 1980’s, a uniquely handsome movie star who brought an abstract and fresh approach to each role he consumed.   1,082 more words

Film Review

The Process of Breaking Free

How a woman was able to, pull herself back up from the lowest of her own lows, the strength that women are able to find within themselves surely is, amazing here! 885 more words

The Consequences Of Life

“You Leave Me, You Die”, a Man Ran Over His Girlfriend’s Car After He Was Unsuccessful in Getting Her Back

More bad news here, from the Front Page Sections, translated…

A man, Kuo was displeased at how his cohabiting girlfriend, Liu wanted to break up, was suspected of making a scene after he’d abused drugs in her workplace, and drove his car, and rammed it into Liu’s car ten times, then, escaped. 395 more words

Experiences Of Life