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Crash (1996)

Based on J. G. Ballard’s 1973 novel of the same name, David Cronenberg’s Crash is a complicated and polarizing thriller. The 1996 picture is bizarre and remote, with a chilling effect that nevertheless draws attention to the director’s eternal sadness. 507 more words



I am postponing making decisions regarding specific writing goals until after PPWC later this month. There are a number of very specific things, some big, some small, that I know I need to do in order to further my career. 427 more words


Stargate (1994) Revisited


The strange thing about Stargate (1994) is that the first thing that comes to mind is the TV series, but the film that inspired it seems rather forgotten. 558 more words


Crash (1996)

Dir. David Cronenberg. Starring James Spader, Deborah Kara Unger, Elias Koteas

This is a review of an NC-17 film and as such contains discussion of some topics which are better suited to mature readers. 1,378 more words


Lincoln (2012) {spoiler alert}

Another Spielberg epic which I watched without knowing anything except that I would find Joseph Gordon-Levitt somewhere in it. He has a really small part but the movie was a good experience. 701 more words

Secretary is not a bad movie

When I was 15 years old I really wanted to see the movie Secretary. I was about to go to secretary school and there was a lot of buzz around the movie back then. 268 more words


The New Kids (aka Striking Back)

Dir: Sean S. Cunningham, 1985


This review is of the uncut version

Re-titled Striking Back in the UK (in a censored version), Sean S. Cunningham’s horror/action hybrid is a, rather, fun little film, with its tongue in its cheek. 377 more words