Posts Tagged: Mystery

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Zodiac (2007)

There are very few films I can watch again and again. Se7en is one of them. Zodiac is another. I love these two films because they are very well written and produced, and marry my favourite film genre – thrillers –

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 2007 Zodiac

Zodiac (2007)

There are very few films I can watch again and again. Se7en is one of them. Zodiac is another. I love these two films because they are very well written and produced, and marry my favourite film genre – thrillers –

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Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Somehow, for me, Jacob’s Ladder has always gone hand-in-hand with Angel Heart (1987). Maybe director Adrian Lyne and writer Bruce Joel Rubin were heavily influenced by Alan Parker’s masterpiece? It would not surprise me at all. No matter, Jacob’s Ladder can stand tall all by itself

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 1990 Jacob's Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Somehow, for me, Jacob’s Ladder has always gone hand-in-hand with Angel Heart (1987). Maybe director Adrian Lyne and writer Bruce Joel Rubin were heavily influenced by Alan Parker’s masterpiece? It would not surprise me at all. No matter, Jacob’s Ladder can stand tall all by itself

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Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)

This Spanish film is a brilliantly written romantic drama without any of the unsubtle, inauthentic adornments we have come to expect from the heavily-marketed rubbish that passes as romance these days. Lovers of the Arctic Circle takes you on a journey of longing,

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Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)

This Spanish film is a brilliantly written romantic drama without any of the unsubtle, inauthentic adornments we have come to expect from the heavily-marketed rubbish that passes as romance these days. Lovers of the Arctic Circle takes you on a journey of longing,

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Spoorloos (1988)

Spoorloos (a.k.a. The Vanishing) is a cult classic from Holland. This mystery thriller is an absolute cliff-hanger. And… there is no chance you can guess the outcome. How often do you hear that! The film is based on the excellent novella The Golden Egg by

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Spoorloos (1988)

Spoorloos (a.k.a. The Vanishing) is a cult classic from Holland. This mystery thriller is an absolute cliff-hanger. And… there is no chance you can guess the outcome. How often do you hear that! The film is based on the excellent novella The Golden Egg by

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Bound (1996)

Three years before massive hit The Matrix (1999), the Wachowskis* made their debut on the silver screen with this excellent erotically-charged neo-noir crime thriller. Mixing suspense and passion perfectly, Bound quickly became a cult classic. The chemistry between the leading actors is scintillating. Jennifer Tilly, Gina

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Bound (1996)

Three years before massive hit The Matrix (1999), the Wachowskis* made their debut on the silver screen with this excellent erotically-charged neo-noir crime thriller. Mixing suspense and passion perfectly, Bound quickly became a cult classic. The chemistry between the leading actors is scintillating. Jennifer Tilly, Gina

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Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart is the result of superlative filmmaking. The story of Angel Heart is a powerful psycho-noir thriller. It is a puzzling, disturbing and fascinating ride set in a world few of us have experienced or understand. Eclectic director Alan Parker followed up this

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Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart is the result of superlative filmmaking. The story of Angel Heart is a powerful psycho-noir thriller. It is a puzzling, disturbing and fascinating ride set in a world few of us have experienced or understand. Eclectic director Alan Parker followed up this

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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)

The opening scene of Werckmeister Harmonies must be one of the most engaging and wonderful ever made. This apparent setting of the tone and the way subsequent events unfold make us very grateful we knew nothing about this film before

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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)

The opening scene of Werckmeister Harmonies must be one of the most engaging and wonderful ever made. This apparent setting of the tone and the way subsequent events unfold make us very grateful we knew nothing about this film before

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Blue Velvet (1986)

One of the seminal films of the 80s, Blue Velvet is a weird and mesmerising neo-noir. The fascinating storyline is brought to life by a capable cast with memorable performances from Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell. Blue Velvet tackles sexual deviation, drug abuse,

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Blue Velvet (1986)

One of the seminal films of the 80s, Blue Velvet is a weird and mesmerising neo-noir. The fascinating storyline is brought to life by a capable cast with memorable performances from Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell. Blue Velvet tackles sexual deviation, drug abuse,

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Winter’s Bone (2010)

Winter’s Bone is a superior film with a truly phenomenal performance by its young star, Jennifer Lawrence. 21-year-old Lawrence is currently box office dynamite in the smash hit, The Hunger Games. But this is not her first great success. She has already been

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Winter’s Bone (2010)

Winter’s Bone is a superior film with a truly phenomenal performance by its young star, Jennifer Lawrence. 21-year-old Lawrence is currently box office dynamite in the smash hit, The Hunger Games. But this is not her first great success. She has already been

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Moon (2009)

Complex science fiction is a threatened genre in literature and film. As the decades pass, writers such as Stanisław Lem and film-makers such as Andrey Tarkovskiy become fewer and farther between. In 2009 along came Duncan Jones, a successful commercials director

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Moon (2009)

Complex science fiction is a threatened genre in literature and film. As the decades pass, writers such as Stanisław Lem and film-makers such as Andrey Tarkovskiy become fewer and farther between. In 2009 along came Duncan Jones, a successful commercials director

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Caché (2005)

Michael Haneke’s gripping, multi-layered French thriller Caché a.k.a. Hidden commands the viewer’s attention from beginning to end. This writer/director does not eagerly feed answers to his audiences. He relies instead on their intelligence, something severely bereft in most films in the same genre. Haneke likes

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Caché (2005)

Michael Haneke’s gripping, multi-layered French thriller Caché a.k.a. Hidden commands the viewer’s attention from beginning to end. This writer/director does not eagerly feed answers to his audiences. He relies instead on their intelligence, something severely bereft in most films in the same genre. Haneke likes

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The Thing (1982)

The Thing had the unfortunate luck of being released at the same time as E.T. and Blade Runner. Despite bombing at the box office, this sci-fi horror has become the true definition of a cult classic. Written by Bill Lancaster, the

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The Thing (1982)

The Thing had the unfortunate luck of being released at the same time as E.T. and Blade Runner. Despite bombing at the box office, this sci-fi horror has become the true definition of a cult classic. Written by Bill Lancaster, the

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Brick (2005)

Rian Johnson’s excellent feature debut is a neo-noir set in an American high school. This intriguing thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a student-turned-dogged investigator. Gordon-Levitt’s great performance is complemented by a strong supporting cast. Brick is a unique film, created by a filmmaker

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Brick (2005)

Rian Johnson’s excellent feature debut is a neo-noir set in an American high school. This intriguing thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a student-turned-dogged investigator. Gordon-Levitt’s great performance is complemented by a strong supporting cast. Brick is a unique film, created by a filmmaker

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Citizen Kane (1941)

A sophisticated masterpiece and one of the world’s most famous and highly-rated films, Citizen Kane contains many extraordinary performances and scenes using cinematic and narrative techniques which were experimental and innovative at the time. Director, star and producer Orson Welles,

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Citizen Kane (1941)

A sophisticated masterpiece and one of the world’s most famous and highly-rated films, Citizen Kane contains many extraordinary performances and scenes using cinematic and narrative techniques which were experimental and innovative at the time. Director, star and producer Orson Welles,

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Limitless (2011)

Limitless is a highly entertaining, lowbrow Manhattan thriller based on the novel by Alan Glynn. Bradley Cooper plays Eddie Morra, a down-and-out who stumbles upon a silver bullet to solve all his problems. Co-stars Abbie Cornish and Robert de Niro – although

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Limitless (2011)

Limitless is a highly entertaining, lowbrow Manhattan thriller based on the novel by Alan Glynn. Bradley Cooper plays Eddie Morra, a down-and-out who stumbles upon a silver bullet to solve all his problems. Co-stars Abbie Cornish and Robert de Niro – although

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Donnie Darko (2001)

Richard Kelly’s highly original comedy teen drama/sci-fi horror mystery boasts one of the most bizarre yet compelling stories in cinematic history. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Donnie Darko with a great supporting cast which includes Maggie Gyllenhaal, Patrick Swayze and Drew Barrymore. Donnie Darko is one of the most

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Donnie Darko (2001)

Richard Kelly’s highly original comedy teen drama/sci-fi horror mystery boasts one of the most bizarre yet compelling stories in cinematic history. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Donnie Darko with a great supporting cast which includes Maggie Gyllenhaal, Patrick Swayze and Drew Barrymore. Donnie Darko is one of the most

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The Machinist (2004)

“If you were any thinner, you wouldn’t exist.” Christian Bale’s skeletal frame is almost unbearable to watch. For his role in The Machinist, he crash-dieted down to a shocking 120 lbs/55 kilos. This is one of many elements that give

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The Machinist (2004)

“If you were any thinner, you wouldn’t exist.” Christian Bale’s skeletal frame is almost unbearable to watch. For his role in The Machinist, he crash-dieted down to a shocking 120 lbs/55 kilos. This is one of many elements that give

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Thesis (1996)

Alejandro Amenábar’s superb debut is a Spanish psychological thriller about a university student working on a thesis about violence in the media. As she researches material, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. Thesis was nominated for eight prizes at the 1997

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Thesis (1996)

Alejandro Amenábar’s superb debut is a Spanish psychological thriller about a university student working on a thesis about violence in the media. As she researches material, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. Thesis was nominated for eight prizes at the 1997