Michihito Fujii ruminates on how capitalism destroys good people, and whether revenge is just or simply salt in a perpetual wound.
Sarah Bolger gives a fierce performance that subverts the typically patriarchal revenge tale
A 21st century amateur detective story. A grieving sister sleuths when the law, again, fails women.
50+ of Father Gore’s favourite films directed by women, from the 1930s to current day.
Here are Father Gore’s Top 205 Films of all time!
Memento. 2000. Directed & Written by Christopher Nolan; based on the short story “Memento Mori” by Jonathan Nolan. Starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Russ Fega, Jorja Fox, Stephen Tobolowsky, Harriet Sansom Harris, Thomas Lennon, & Callum Keith Rennie. Newmarket Capital Group/Team Todd/I Remember Productions. Rated 14A. 113 minutes. Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★Continue reading “Memento’s Deconstructionist Form”
The Salvation. 2014. Directed by Kristian Levring. Screenplay by Anders Thomas Jensen & Kristian Levring. Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona, Mikael Persbrandt, Douglas Henshall, Michael Raymond- James, Jonathan Pryce, Alexander Arnold, Nanna Øland Fabricius, Toke Lars Bjarke, and Sean Cameron Michael. Zentropa Entertainments/Forward Films/Spier Films/F.I.L.M.S./Det Danske Filminstitut/Danmarks Radio (DR)/Nordisk Film &Continue reading “A Modern-Looking Wild West in Revenge Western The Salvation”
A former wartime interrogator takes it upon himself to avenge a young woman with whom he shares a brief connection.
An atypical film about revenge from Shane Meadows, examining grief, retribution, and how to live after a tragedy.
Bound to Vengeance. 2015. Directed by Jose Manuel Cravioto. Written by Keith Kjornes and Rock Shaink Jr. Starring Tina Ivlev and Richard Tyson. Dark Factory Entertainment. Unrated. 80 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ For the so-called “meninists” out there (which is a stupid term to begin with because feminist is derived from feminine, the male term beingContinue reading “BOUND TO VENGEANCE Subverts Typical Rape-Revenge Constructs”