Haneke’s Cache: White Colonial Guilt Under a Voyeurist Microscope

Caché. 2005. Directed & Written by Michael Haneke. Starring Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Annie Girardot, Maurice Bénichou, Bernard Le Coq, Walid Afkir, Lester Makedonsky, Daniel Duval, Nathalie Richard, Denis Podalydès, & Aïssa Maïga. Les Films du Losange/Wega Film/Bavaria Film/BIM Distribuzione. Rated 14A. 117 minutes. Drama/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★ There is no other director like auteur Michael Haneke. His films, admittedlyContinue reading “Haneke’s Cache: White Colonial Guilt Under a Voyeurist Microscope”

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The Devil and Daniel Johnston Highlights the Line Between Genius & Madness

The Devil and Daniel Johnston. 2005. Directed & Written by Jeff Feuerzeig. Starring Daniel Johnston, Laurie Allen, Brian Beattie, Louis Black, David Fair, Jad Fair, Don Goede, Matt Groening, Gibby Haynes, Sally Johnston Reid, Bill Johnston, Dick Johnston, Mabel Johnston, Margie Johnston, and Ken Lieck. Complex Corporation/This Is That Productions. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes. Documentary/Biography/MusicContinue reading “The Devil and Daniel Johnston Highlights the Line Between Genius & Madness”

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The Cave is a Bad, Guilty Pleasure

The Cave. 2005. Directed by Bruce Hunt. Screenplay by Michael Steinberg & Tegan West. Starring Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian, Morris Chestnut, Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Rick Ravanello, Daniel Dae Kim, Kieran Darcy-Smith, and Marcel Iures. Screen Gems/Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG/Lakeshore Entertainment/City Productions/Cineblue Internationale Filmproduktionsgesellschaft. Rated 14A. 97 minutes. Adventure/Horror/Thriller ★★ Having recently reviewed Neil Marshall’s fabulouslyContinue reading “The Cave is a Bad, Guilty Pleasure”

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The Descent: Female Driven Psychological Horror

The Descent. 2005. Directed & Written by Neil Marshall. Starring Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, MyAnna Buring, Nora-Jane Noone, Oliver Milburn, Molly Kayll, Craig Conway, and Leslie Simpson. Celador Films/Northmen Productions/Pathé. Rated 18A. 99 minutes. Adventure/Horror ★★★★1/2 Personally I’ve enjoyed Neil Marshall from his debut, Dog Soldiers, and then he came on withContinue reading “The Descent: Female Driven Psychological Horror”

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The Roost: Ti West’s Zombie Bats Are Coming for You!

The Roost. 2005. Directed & Written by Ti West. Starring Tom Noonan, Karl Jacob, Vanessa Horneff, Sean Reid, Wil Horneff, Barbara Wilhide, Richard Little, John Speredakos, and Larry Fessenden. Glass Eye Pix. Unrated. 80 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ In my recent review of Ti West’s The Innkeepers, I mentioned being a huge fan of him generally. SoContinue reading “The Roost: Ti West’s Zombie Bats Are Coming for You!”

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