Willem Dafoe

Mr. Bean's Holiday

December 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

The cult phenomenon that is "Mr. Bean" began in England as a series of TV specials that ran from 1990 to 1995. Catching on in America around the mid 1990s, the quirky series launched comedian Rowan Atkinson as an international celebrity thanks [...]

American Psycho

March 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

Over the past years I repeatedly heard remarks about "American Psycho" and how effective the film is. I have to admit that it didn't appeal to me when it was first released in 2000 but when now the Blu-Ray version of this film landed on my [...]

The Boondock Saints

June 6, 2006 // 0 Comments

Two brothers, after getting into a bar fight whilst defending the establishment from a takeover by the Russian mob, experience what they perceive to be a divine revelation from God. They believe God is commanding them to go out and strike down all evil [...]

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

May 3, 2005 // 0 Comments

Wes Anderson has a different kind of humor. The director and writer of films such eccentric comedies as "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "Rushmore" is back with his latest film, "The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou." Multi-faceted [...]

The Clearing

November 5, 2004 // 0 Comments

When successful businessman Wayne Hayes (Robert Redford) kisses his wife Eileen (Helen Mirren) goodbye one morning and begins to drive off to work, everything seems normal. But when a man named Arnold Mack (Willem Dafoe) stops him at the end of his [...]


November 25, 2002 // 0 Comments

Far from the madding crowds who haunted multiplexes endlessly this past summer, "Spider-Man" arrives amid fresh hype on DVD from Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment. Not content with having what will probably be this year’s most successful [...]

Shadow Of The Vampire

May 14, 2001 // 0 Comments

Only a few defining images from the silent film era still remain as a part of our collective consciousness — Charlie Chaplin’s ambling gait, Harold Lloyd dangling from a clock tower, the robot Maria from "Metropolis," and, of course, [...]

Mississippi Burning

May 9, 2001 // 0 Comments

After Image Entertainment’s release of Alan Parker’s ’Mississippi Burning’ in 1998, MGM Home Entertainment has just re-released the film on DVD. Anyone who had hoped for a ’bigger’ treatment of the film will still be sorely disappointed [...]

American Psycho

August 22, 2000 // 0 Comments

After recently viewing "The Cider House Rules", I’ve been giving a great deal of thought to movie adaptations of novels. As long as the novel isn’t some sort of way-out science fiction, it’s generally pretty easy to transplant the story [...]
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