One of his best, Friedkin's BUG is an exploration of the toxicity in co-dependency, that darker side of romance.
Tag: Psychological Thriller
Raising Cain: There’s Better De Palma and There’s Worse
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=498jRT9XJl4 Raising Cain. 1992. Directed & Written by Brian De Palma. Starring John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen, Gregg Henry, Tom Bower, Mel Harris, Teri Austin, & Gabrielle Carteris. Pacific Western. Rated R. 91 minutes. Crime/Drama/Thriller ★★★ Brian De Palma is one of those classic directors of his generation, leaving his mark indelibly …
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Beauty in the Breakdown: Alex Ross Perry’s Perfectly Uncomfortable Queen of Earth
Queen of Earth. 2015. Directed & Written by Alex Ross Perry. Starring Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston, Patrick Fugit, Kentucker Audley, Keith Poulson, and Kate Lyn Sheil. Washington Square Films. Unrated. 90 minutes. Drama/Thriller ★★★★★ Opening with such a tightly framed shot of Elisabeth Moss' Catherine, Alex Ross Perry completely submerges us immediately into her world. …
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ENEMY is a Beautiful, Dark Mindfuck
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJuaAWrgoUY 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 …
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