Monday, May 30, 2005

Strange Days

If you were to ask me, right now, to name my top ten favorite murder mystery movies, sci-fi movies, and
love stories, one movie would make all of these lists.

Don't belive me? OK, then ask me... Really... Ask me.

Would one of you please ask me?

Ok. Thanks.

The movie that makes all three lists is Strange Days.

Bet that surprised you.

Strange Days was made in 1995 from a story by James Cameron, a screenplay by Cameron and Jay Cocks and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

It stars Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Glenn Plummer.

I watched Strange Days again last night and re-remembered just how much I love it and how cool it is that it works in all of the genres that I mentioned at the start of this post. I'd really like to discuss it here, but my guess is that many, if most of you haven't seen it.

You see it really didn't do gangbusters at the box office. Heck, I didn't even see it until it came out on video and I love it.

Maybe some of you have seen it and want to talk
why you like or don't like it.

Maybe some of you who haven't seen it want to learn more about it. If so, you can click HERE to see the teaser trailer, or HERE to see a Strange Days fan page... or even HERE if you want to purchase a copy for your collection.

At any rate, I'd love to hear your thoughts about Strange Days!

"Strange Days" rates an A

Friday, May 27, 2005

History of Violence

To be real honest, I'm not real excited about many
movies coming out this year.

Sure, War of the Worlds looks like fun, and Land of the Dead may be a good scare... but now that Sin City has come and gone, what's out there to really make us anticipate its release?

Well, History of Violence might fill the bill. I'm not a big Cronenberg fan, but this does look like a winner.