Plato’s Allegory of the Cave a.k.a The Matrix

The Matrix. 1999. Directed & Written by Lana and Lilly Wachowski. Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster, Joe Pantoliano, Marcus Chong, Julian Arahanga, Matt Doran, Belinda McClory, Anthony Ray Parker, Paul Goddard, Robert Taylor, David Aston, & Marc Aden Gray. Warner Bros./Village Roadshow Pictures/Groucho II Film Partnership. Rated 14A. 136Continue reading “Plato’s Allegory of the Cave a.k.a The Matrix”

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Batman v Superman: Superheroes Love Their Moms

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. 2016. Directed by Zack Snyder. Screenplay by David S. Goyer & Chris Terrio. Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, Gal Gadot, Scoot McNairy, Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto, Brandon Spink, Lauren Cohan, Michael Shannon, Ralph Lister, Kevin Costner, JosephContinue reading “Batman v Superman: Superheroes Love Their Moms”

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Frank White, Republican Nightmare: Abel Ferrara’s King of New York

King of New York. 1990. Directed by Abel Ferrara. Screenplay by Nicholas St. John. Starring Christopher Walken, Larry Fishburne, David Caruso, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Giancarlo Esposito, & Paul Calderon. Seven Arts/Lions Gate Home Entertainment. Rated R. 106 minutes. Drama/Crime ★★★★★  Abel Ferrara is an all-around exciting, unique filmmaker. He usuallyContinue reading “Frank White, Republican Nightmare: Abel Ferrara’s King of New York”

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Horrific Revelations in Space: Paul W.S. Anderson’s Event Horizon

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”

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