The sweet revenge of a man left for dead comes at the end of a sharp, shiny hook.
U Turn. 1997. Directed by Oliver Stone. Screenplay by John Ridley, from his book Stray Dogs. Starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes, Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Voight, Powers Boothe, Laurie Metcalf & Liv Tyler. Phoenix Pictures/Illusion Entertainment Group/Clyde Is Hungry Films/Canal+ Droits Audiovisuels. Rated R. 125 minutes. Crime/Drama/Thriller ★★★★★ OliverContinue reading “Chaos, Colourful Characters, & Paranoia in Oliver Stone’s U Turn”
Event Horizon. 1997. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. Screenplay by Philip Eisner. Starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson, Richard T. Jones, Jack Noseworthy, Jason Isaacs, and Sean Pertwee. Golar Productions/Impact Pictures/Paramount Pictures. Rated R. 96 minutes. Horror/Sci-Fi ★★★★ There are some excellent horror films which take place in space. For instance, I’dContinue reading “Horrific Revelations in Space: Paul W.S. Anderson’s Event Horizon”