ENEMY is a Beautiful, Dark Mindfuck

Enemy. 2014. Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, and Isabella Rossellini. E1 Films. Rated R. 90 minutes. Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★ (Movie) ★★★★ (Blu ray release) I won’t waste any time really describing the plot of Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy, which is in part based on the novel The Double by José Saramago. You can easily getContinue reading “ENEMY is a Beautiful, Dark Mindfuck”

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The Captive: An Atom Egoyan Fairy Tale

The Captive. 2014. Dir. Atom Egoyan. Screenplay by Egoyan & David Fraser. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand, Alexia Fast, Peyton Kennedy. Ego Film Arts. 112 minutes. Rated PG. Drama/Thriller ★★★1/2 Canadian director Atom Egoyan is no stranger to telling stories in unique ways, often fragmenting plots into non-linear narrative. HisContinue reading “The Captive: An Atom Egoyan Fairy Tale”

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