Black Swan

If anyone had any doubt in their mind, that Darren Aronofsky is a masterful director, it will be completely erased upon viewing his latest film, one that’s nothing short of masterpiece, Black Swan.  It’s an erotic thriller; a combination of head-spinning madness and paranoia.  While this madness is unpredictable, it’s never random.  There’s a cunning in the film that we haven’t seen in anything else released in 2010.... Read More

Brothers

Jim Sheridan’s latest film Brothers is neither a failure, nor a triumph.  In fact, it’s difficult to define what, exactly, it is.  At times it’s an interesting examination of the way war affects everyone both directly and peripherally.  At other times, Brothers seem to think it’s supposed to be a frightening psychological thriller.  I suppose it really it is both, but is uneven on both counts. Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey... Read More

My Blueberry Nights

Released today on DVD is the film, ‘My Blueberry Nights.’ This is the first feature length English-feature film of Chinese director Kar Wai Wong. The film begins by quickly introducing us to Elizabeth (Norah Jones), our quiet, soul-searching protagonist and her cheating boyfriend. Jaded by the city that served as the backdrop of her boyfriend’s betrayal, she leaves on a country-wide journey searching for…well, that’s... Read More