Wolf Creek

After watching the film tonight I decided to try and give the special features a go. The first couple sentences included, “The whole point of the film is to just scare people.” I’m sorry to say but your film failed.

After having an amazing discussion with fellow cinema lovers on extreme films, Wolf Creek came up as a new age exploitation film. I had bought this movie years ago and only watched it once, but through the discussion I wasn’t sure why. I decided to give it another go. Unfortunately – maybe it was because I wanted so much from it (or possibly my insane heartburn the first hour of the movie, possibly because of how lacking in entertainment it was), I just didn’t get into the film. I even turned out my lights, closed my blinds, and laid down in bed to set the mood, but no creepy ambiance helped this film. The trailer for Silent Hill was scarier then Wolf Creek, and that’s not saying much.

To say this film moves slowly is an understatement. The first 35 minutes is a snooze fest and the first exciting thing to happen is ruined by the trailer if you remember it during the film. (I used to word ‘exciting’ loosely here). Then it’s still another 30 minutes before any horror type scene is being shown. That right there proves it is in no way as exploitation film but rather another generic new age horror.

The movie starts by introducing the characters and building on their relationships with each other, but I challenge anybody to tell me anything remotely character building. You still don’t know anything about these three people other then where they’re from, what kind of shots they enjoy and who has a crush on who. None of these things come into play the second half of the film. (Which I’d like to add as a side note: I have the uncut 1 hour 44 minute version, I’d hate to see the hour version as I doubt it could be any better or worse.) I think the only reason there’s a crush and random kiss scene happening in the first hour is to justify the girl going back to save the guy and carry this movie out another 20 minutes. It felt more of an after thought then a plot point.

Some people have compared Wolf Creek to that of Texas Chain Saw Massacre and The Last House on the Left. It hurts me to think they are in the same category. Horror movies of the present don’t hold a candle to horror of the past in my opinion. Today’s horror lacks something. It’s hard to describe, but the best way I can but it is the element of surprise and originality. We’ve seen the hitchhikers and tourists find a small hick town and get killed by a serial killer, it’s nothing new. We’ve seen juxtaposition of beautiful landscape to bloody murder. It’s all been done before, and Wolf Creek borrows many elements of the old to try and make a new. It even tries to pass it off as ‘based on a true story’ when in reality it only lends itself to an ‘inspired’ real life event.

This movie really did nothing for me which is very rare. I can’t write about how it has impacted me as I have done with other movies, all I can do is sit here with a puzzled look on my face wondering how anybody can honestly say this movie was as realistic and horrifying as they make it out to be. For the people who do however, please let me recommend some better horror/exploitation movies (I’ll try and keep then as new as possible) to you and you can get back to me.

Recommendations: The Decent, High Tension, Audition, Suicide Club, The Devils Rejects

Mick Taylor: I’m going to do something now they used to do in Vietnam. It’s called making a head on a stick.

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The Ten Commandments

This 220 minute recant of Moses’ life and rein in Egypt is undoubtedly a classic. I don’t think anyone of you reading this has either a) not heard of the film or b) can deny it’s excellence. Still today, with all the CGI and special effects used in cinema, I would rather watch this movie for it’s effects and gaze in awe. Now we see a movie and it can all be credited to a computer genius, but in 1956 what computer graphics can we credit to this movie? Not many. It’s a lot of illusions and times stints. An Oscar winning movie that still makes people wonder, even in today’s standards is an achievement in itself.

Growing up going to a Catholic elementary school you can count on The Ten Commandments to be played ever Easter, just as we know Santa shows up every Christmas. My family and I would get our pj’s on and cuddle up in the television room for hours as we made dinner for Easter. This was always the prelude to Jesus Christ Superstar that would play late night on MuchMoreMusic. It’s the story of an Egyptian Price (Moses, played by Charlton Heston) who finds out about his Hebrew slave ancestory and vowes to take the slaves back from Egypt’s grips. In all of this is the religious story of Moses, parting of the red sea, the burning bush, and the ten commandments at Mt. Sinai.

The only other movie I had seen Heston in was Ben-Hur, and that being one of my mums favourite movies, it was always cemented in my mind that Heston was Judah, but this movie broke that stereotype for me. Charlton Heston IS Moses. There is no other actor that could touch him in this role, and no matter what people think of him on a personal level, no one can argue the sheer power of the legend he created. Not only Heston had such a pivitol role, but as Nefretiri Anne Baxtor did such a wonderful job. She made me wants to wear sheer gowns of blue and gold and be apart of the Egyptian royalty. My love for Egypt may have come from this movie subconsciously as I’m thinking now. In high school I had wanted to become a forensic scientist and go to Egypt after I was done university to work. And come to think of it, I’m not sure why I thought of Egypt. Maybe it was the history that you see in movies, how rich and fruitful it appears. Egyptologists must have the coolest jobs.

This past summer my family and I have decided to take ‘a trip of a lifetime’ as my mum calls it, to Egypt next June. To know that I will be standing where Ramses built his empire will be breathtaking; and although this story could very well be a story of fiction, it is not fiction to know who built the temples and pyramids portrayed in this film. When you think of it more as a work of fiction I think The Ten Commandments as a film is seen for what it really is, a spectacle. It has history, drama, romance, action, adventure, power, weakness, family, loss, suffering, humor, triumph. Most importantly though this will be a story that will be told throughout the generations. It will never get old, or dated. The story is really as timeless as one can get.

Hollywood certainly doesn’t make them like they used to.

Nefretiri: Hold me in your arms. Hold me close. You were not born prince of Egypt, Moses. You are the son of Hebrew slaves.

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Mermaids

Like mother like daughter. Really that one clichéd statement can sum up the whole movie. No family is perfect, and this one is no exception. This is the type of families I read about in textbooks, that are my case studies, that I work with during the school year; and so immediately as the movie progressed all I wished was a psychologist to pop up and get Charlotte (Winona Ryder) some help with her daddy issues (which clearly she has a lot of). It also was very disturbing that the 15 year olds love interest is 26 years old and interested in Mrs. Flax/Mother (played by Cher). I remember watching this movie as a child, I was 3 when it came out in 1990, and have not watched it since. I think it’s for good reason. I’m not sure how I would have received the message of this movie when I was a teen.

So what’s the moral of the story? Is there one? And if there is, is it a good one?

No. Plain and simple. We’re introduced to a dysfunctional family where the daughter follows the lead of her fluesy, never-there mother. Charlotte is first introduced to a young girl who grew up in the Jewish religion, however she wants to become a nun (I was pretty confused by that one), anyways, and then has feelings for a boy, no man, who is the handy-man at the monastery, which happens to be right around the corner from their new house. Contrived much? I’m not sure why I have such hard feelings towards this movie, I really love Cher, Ryder, and Ricci, I think they’re all fabulous women, but this movie makes them out to be such loose dummards. I even think the Charlotte-Flax fight is great acting, and the hospital scenes to be great; however in saying that it conjured up no sad feelings. The only part of the movie that struck a cord with me was when President Kennedy was assassinated… and I’m not even American.

Maybe I’m just being a little too hard, maybe it’s because I just cannot connect to these characters. I’ve talked in past blogs about the corruption of innocence and one can definitely argue this is that sort of ‘coming of age’ type movie. Really though, who can relate to this other then a small few who probably haven’t even heard of the movie Mermaids. This movie does have charm, it does have heart-warming moments, but it just didn’t do it for me. There’s too many cringing moments throughout the whole movie that sent my tone much less than pleasant. Even the boots annoyed me. It all just seemed a little out of it’s element, trying to be something is was clearly not, and what that is I’m still debating.

I’ve only been apart of a mass emotion like what was shown in this movie, which was September 11th. I had just gotten out of class and was walking to my next one, almost at the staircase when I overheard a religion teacher talking to a student that they needed everyone to get into class right away, that something awful had happened. We didn’t have TV’s in all the classrooms so the portable TV went from class to class showing us the news. We all sat in silence as the second plane hit the world trade centre. Not knowing what it meant. Not knowing how it was all going to effect us. Living in close proximity, and powering most of New York, we were a prime target for terrorism and so we talked in our classrooms about what we were to do if it happened to our hometown. We were later able to get together with our close friends during school hours to try and grasp hold of what happened. Not one kid made a joke, not one cracked a smile. At that moment we were one group, scared. I hadn’t thought about that day for quite a while. And today it was announced the Iraq War is at an end. We are at the beginning of the end says Obama; but this is not the end for the war in Afghanistan where more Canadian troops are on tour. A friend of my boyfriends was stationed in Afghanistan a little over a year ago, his tank which he was driving was blown up by a roadside bomb. One of his fellow soldiers died, and he and another were injured. This day effects us all, and I hope for a safe return for all troops over the next year.

Although I’ve gone off quite a tangent from the original movie in question it was this that I was thinking about while watching Mermaids. It’s strange how one scene in a merely insignificant moment can remind you of how precious life really is.

Rachel Flax: Charlotte, I know you’re planning a celibate life, but with half my chromosomes, I think that might be tough.

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Inglorious Basterds

Once I knew the premise of this story I couldn’t wait until it came out. To my recollection it came out the year after Valkyrie and so I wasn’t sure which I wanted to see initially, I was hoping this movie to be reviewed higher since I’m not a huge Cruise fan. I ended up seeing neither in the cinema but bought both when they came out on DVD. Inglorious Basterds is a fantastic movie, far outshining Valkyrie in all lights. The story plays out in five chapters circling around a new story each chapter, where they all intertwine during chapter 5. The first chapter we get introduced to is so chilling that you forget it’s directed by Quentin Tarantino, which in my opinion, is for the better. I think that he knew how strong it was on its own that he didn’t have to over direct it. Although this is a work of fiction, you know that this scene is a very possible situation that could have taken place during WWII, and that alone sends chills up my spine. Personally I always was in awe of the power Hitler had over the German people during the Holocaust and WWII and I believe this movie, and particularly this scene, brings perfect sense into the question of how. Col. Hans Landa explains a simile between the Jew’s and rats. He says that if a rat walked into your room right now it would be met with hostility; and although you’re not sure why it’s probably because they are infested with disease. Similarly if a squirrel walked into your room it wouldn’t been seen as such a disgusting rodent, that although it looks a lot like a rat we view squirrels much differently than we would a rat. At that moment I knew exactly why Hitler chose the Jew’s to be part of the ‘unclean’; not only was he a very powerful talker, but he was able to persuade people with such contrived bull shit. Hitler could have chose any religion, race or ethnicity and made the people believe them to be unclean when compared directly to something that caused plague so many years ago for example. In that sense Hitler was a genius; Only he used this power for evil unfortunately.

Back to the movie however, Pitt’s character is so en pointe with the character Tarantino gave him. He’s in it for one reason, killing Nazi’s. Accomplishing that is an understatement. A team of 8 military men embark on this journey to bring back 100 Nazi scalps each. They ambush, kill, and dismember, leaving nobody behind unmarked by their meeting. Another chapter we meet the young Jewish girl, Shosanna Dreyfus, that we saw in the first Chapter, who owns a cinema in France. A German “war hero” takes quite a fancy to her and exclaims he wants to have his debut movie opening hosted in her theatre. This is where the stories start to intertwine, and it’s done quite beautifully on Tarantino’s part. Hitler is attending the premier and so the main goal of the Inglorious Basterds and Dreyfus are to kill him.

Chapter 3 takes place in a tavern with a German actress, Bridget von Hammersmark, who is an informant for the British military. This scene is a bit slow in relation to the other chapters, but it’s the end of it that creates such drama for the rest of the story. While the scene plays out, I suppose unless you are German, you don’t know what the kicker is until it gets explained later on. To know that that is all it takes to be sought out as a fake shows such power the enemy has. People around the world are informants every day of their lives, and I suppose the saying ‘know thy enemy’ comes into play here. They must understand every aspect of ones culture and immerse themselves in it or their lives are on the line. This isn’t a game, there are no do-over’s, they have one shot and if they blow it, their dead.

This movie for me was much more that a film about killing Nazi’s, it’s a film that makes me hopeful that something like the Holocaust will never happen again. It makes me almost understand what the United States and the UN did in Vietnam, Rwanda and now in the Middle East, just as an example. We didn’t help the Jews when we should have, we waited and too many lives were taken away because of it. I’m not saying that the final scene in this movie could of actually happened if we entered WWII sooner, however it could have saved lives, and I hope that that is what the United States and Canada will accomplish overseas right now. Young lives will be lost, and blood will be shed, but I hope our children wont have to read about another genocide in their textbooks. Tarantino puts a fun entertaining twist to the Holocaust, which I believe could have been done distastefully very easily, but he manages to create a wonderful movie leaving the audience quite satisfied in it’s outcome. Plus a cameo from Austin Powers isn’t so bad I suppose.

Col. Hans Landa: Monsieur LaPadite, to both your family and your cows I say: Bravo.

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Movie Review: Brothers

I tend to usually stay away from movies involving the impact of war in the home as I find them to be one of the more depressing movies that have come out of cinema in the past. Brothers was no exception. Standing in blockbuster looking for a movie is not something I do often, but my parents didn’t like the ones I brought home for the week so we took the trip. I had heard of the movie and the premise behind it but thought of it more as a romance than a drama. My expectations were quite off as it was made clear half way through the movie the romantic connection really lacked any romantic notions.

Capt. Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) is about to go back for his second tour in Afganastan. Before he leaves he picks up his screw-up brother Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal) from prison. While on tour his Blackhawk gets shot down into enemy territory and presumed dead. Back at home Tommy tries to help Sam’s wife Grace (Natalie Portman) cope with her loss and help with her two girls. Meanwhile Sam isn’t dead; he’s been taken as a prisoner with another one of his soldiers. The relationship between Grace and Tommy grows while Sam is still being held hostage. American troops throughout the whole imprisonment of Sam fly overhead in Blackhawk’s giving the audience hope he will be saved, and inevitably he does. He goes back home to America as a hardened and silent man. He believes that Grace and Tommy have slept together but really that’s the least of his psychological issues.

The three main actors in this movie do not disappoint, their acting is superb and very believable. I think Maguire did outshine each of his cast mates. He did not however outshine the two girls who played his daughters. The two little girls are what binds the story together and breaks your heart in the process. To me, they were the real stars; without them, or having two actresses who were not as good, would have made the story very flat and much too serious. Their comic breaks were just as well acted as their emotional scenes.

I enjoyed this movie because it didn’t force you to take sides with the brothers. You loved each of the characters for who they were and what they represented in the family dynamic. The emotional scenes that Portman gives rips at your heart seams and really gives nothing back. It’s an emotional movie from the very first scene and I believe it’s because it’s realistic. The kicker, or spoiler, is not that he isnt dead but what he had to endure in order to get back to his family. The family isn’t prefect and the writer really knew how to put in the plot elements to understand the dynamic relationship between each character.

As much as I did enjoy this movie there are some obvious flaws while watching the film. It’s called ‘Brothers’ and so one could educationally guess it will centre around two brothers, and although it is true I left this story line quite lacking in substance. The tension was there between the two but I was always hoping for a bit more. One other thing that seemed quite blatant to me was that there was no mystery; we knew everything that had happened to Sam while being a prisoner of war. I think if we wouldn’t have known what happened to him until the end when he told Grace that it would have been able to draw me into the story that much more.

Overall however I believe this to be a great movie for 2009. I would suggest it to those who love drama with a bit of action. This is in no way an anti-war film, or even just a war film, but a movie dealing with the psychological loss of loved ones.

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Platoon

Academy Award winner of Best Picture of 1986. Best Director, best editing, best sound. 4 More Oscar nominations. Another 18 wins, and 9 nominations. I can stop here and hope that this can speak for itself, but Platoon is much more than being an amazingly made film. Oliver Stone directed not just another war movie, he created an unforgettable masterpiece.

I always had a strong love for movies about the military and the war, plus this one had Johnny Depp in it, so I was quite excited to sit down and watch Platoon. I remember the exactly moment; I know exactly how I sat on my bed, I remember what time of year it was, I remember the paper I was supposed to be writing for school. If it was just another movie I bet I wouldn’t have remembered all of these things. Platoon marked a part of my life where I felt more alone than any other time. I wasn’t expecting a movie such as this to break down the walls I had barricaded myself into.

Throughout the movie not only were the Americans fighting with the Viet Cong, but there was a war brewing between them, and within them. This internal war was reflected in the way they treated the Viet Cong people, the way they burned down their villages, raped their women, and took them as prisoners. This mirrored reflection was a fine line that each of the characters walked on in every scene. Some controlled themselves with alcohol and drugs, some with religion, others with revenge. But it was Taylor’s (Sheen) struggles that brought me into this movie. His battle of loyalty, where he stood within his platoon, that was his battle between good and evil. Barnes (Berenger) on one side reflected the anger, and evil that was existing; and on the other side was Elias (Dafoe) who was able to survive the war through escapism. Everybody has these demons, but it’s which demons you remain loyal too that define you as a person. Do you let anger, and sadism take over your life? Or do you try and find a way to deal with those feelings and try to live your life the best you can? Don’t get me wrong, this is not a picture of good vs. evil as it has so clichéd-ly been done, it is not so black-and-white. The flaw of this movie is not the duality of those binaries and some may suggest. It is possibly that people believe this movie to be anti-war, anti-American, or anti-soldier. It is in my opinion none of the above. I think it’s about what went wrong in the minds of soldiers during the Vietnam War; which is that the America’s may have lost the war due to the internal struggles of their military efforts and bad intentions at its core. This ‘moral to the story’ if you will, is what I think everybody must get past in order to move on in their lives. There is evil in everyone’s lives, there is corruption of innocence, but it’s if you let that take over your mind and spirit is when you crash. At the point in my life when I watched Platoon I felt very troubled, unsure of who I was or where I was going; many people can relate to that. In the film, evil has it’s revenge. I cried. This was the first movie I had ever shed a tear for, and it was because I felt that there was no hope for anything good in this world. But it was this fear that made me stand up and tell myself that I wouldn’t let that happen to me. At that moment I knew how Taylor felt. I knew that just because one good thing in my life doesn’t work out, doesn’t mean I can’t pick myself back up and direct myself towards something that could possibly be better. You get hardened in time, as Taylor did, but you become aware of what makes you, you; and in the end you have to come out of every battle a better person.

Chris Taylor: It’s the way the whole thing works, people like Elias get wasted, people like Barnes just go on making up the rules any way they want. So what do we do? Sit in the middle and suck on it.

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List This: What you can expect.

After looking at the movies in my collection today I decided that I was going to go about this blog in the proper fashion. In order to get daily/weekly readers they must know what they can expect before coming here. My OCD likes to kick in on certain occasions, and the way my movies are ordered are by Genre. I’ve been doing this ever since I hit about 50 movies. It was an easy way for me to be able to choose a movie to watch. I decided what kind of movie I’m in the mood for and it was easy to pick out where that type of movie was located. Now that I’m almost at 500 I’m glad I’ve been able to keep this habit up. So I’ve decided to choose 12 genres that are the most recognizable in my collection and choose my top movie from that list.

1. Children’s Cinema – Includes Disney, animated, and some that shouldn’t really be for children but for some reason are always watched by them.

Return to Oz. This sequel to The Wizard of Oz has always been held close to my heart. I can’t tell you when I first watched it, but I can tell you it’s one of my top five movies. There is always something new to find while watching it. Whether it’s the connections of Dorothy’s real life and that of Oz, or just the new characters that are brought into this story. It’s much more like the books of L. Frank Baum and reminds me very much of the mood of Alice in Wonderland.

Honorable mentions: The Jungle Book, The Witches.

2. Musicals – I haven’t included band musicals such as Tommy.

Jesus Christ SuperStar. This is easily my most played DVD on my shelves. During high school I would put it on repeat and studied to it constantly. I’m far from being religious but this musical is full of rock and roll beats, beautiful ballads, and classic Andrew Lloyd Webber. I don’t like to throw this next word around as many people do now-a-days,                                                                           but JCSS is Epic. Capital E.

Notable Mentions: Repo! The Genetic Opera, Hair.

3. Teen Drama

Buffy The Vampire Slayer. I have a strong love for Vampires (Although you will see no Twilight on my blog). I also have a strong love for Kristy Swanson, and even more so for Luke Perry. I don’t know how anybody can not love this movie to be honest. It’s so cliched, and over done that it’s so shamelessly put together.

Notable Mentions: Jawbreaker, Practical Magic.

4. Woman Drama – Drama’s centred around a female cast or drama’s geared towards a female audience.

Gia. Too beautiful to die; To wild to live. This inspired true story is sexy, gritty, dangerous and tragic all rolled into one. You fall in love with her and her heartbreaking story. Every emotion is brought out of you while watching Gia. All I’d say it to watch it with an open mind as it does touch on controversial topics such as homosexuality and AIDS. Even if you’re opinion is other than favorable towards these topics this movie has much more to do with other things other than those two topics.

Notable Mentions: Georgia Rule, The Notorious Bettie Page

5. Romance

Pleasantville. This movie to me is a very coming of age tale of a brother and sister who learn what is important in life. I’m still trying to find the beauty in my world and so this movie is a symbol of hope for me. With an amazing cast I cannot help but fall in love with this movie every time I watch it.

Notable Mentions: Brokeback Mountain, No Resevations

6. Comedy – Not included in this section would be my dark comedies and comedy horror

Pink Panther Strikes Again. The chemistry between Sellers and Lom is perfectly fit and it seems like I can’t get enough of it. Plus it’s my opinion that the ‘dog’ bit is one of the funniest caught on camera. No other comedy can touch the Pink Panther series and it’s classic humor. I agree that some others in the series is better than ‘Strikes Again’ but because of the idiocy that it portrays.

Notable Mentions: Cool Runnings, Zack and Miri Make a Porno

7. Horror – There are many sub-genres to my horror collection. Classic, new, Japanese, and my collection of Disturbo 13. (N.B. This is very hard to pick just one, so I’ll stick with the classic and the mentions will include one from each sub category)

Rosemary’s Baby. I’m a huge horror/disturbo fan and so when I see a horror movie of today’s caliber it’s very hard for me to find something new and scary about it. This movie constantly and very consistantly scares the pants off of me. It creeps me out to the point that when I watch it I don’t watch it at night or alone. Even the DVD cover conjures up feelings of anxiety for me (I have included it as the imagine). I’m excited to review this one in the future.

Notable Mentions: Ringu (Japanese), Delicatessen (Dark comedy/horror), Ginger Snaps (New), Salo (Disturbo 13).

8. Sci-Fi

The Cell. I have never gotten sick of watching this movie, and it’s very easy for me to explain why. The set design, the costumes, the cinematography is by far one of the best I have seen for a movie with such a shitty cast. The shock value of the movie is there to do just that, and so for me when I sat down to watch The Cell I got exactly what I was expecting. This is another I’m excited about watching and reviewing. Hopefully I can turn some peoples opinions and get them to watch it.

Notable Mentions: The Final Cut, Equilibrium.

9. Psychological Thrillers

Donnie Darko. I wasn’t going to include this as my top movie of this genre and it has become quite a cult following and I have many that are more obscure and much more beautiful, however my views of this movie are quite different that any I have heard and I can’t wait to share it with all the readers. This will, I imagine, be some of my best entries since these movies are those that bring controversy and debate. I imagine I’ll only start with this genre when I get more readers, or anybody starts to request them.

Notable Mentions: Pi, Clockwork Orange.

10. Thriller/Drama – I’ve put these into one category only for the sake of having such a long list in the end but I see the definite distinction between the two.

American History X. This genre is so vast in which movies I was able to choose from, but I knew I had to include this one. I am very interested in neo-nazi and hate movies. This is by far one of the very best. The transformation of a humans perception of the world is very interesting to me and that is why this is one of my favourites. I rarely cry in movies, but it was like I was back in elementary school and someone stole my ho-ho. Bawled.

Notable Mentions: The Guardian, The Transporter.

11. War

Platoon. The only reason I am putting this movie above all others (see the notable mentions) is because of the emotional connection I had towards Sheen’s character than the other movies in this genre. This is a very personal genre to me, and there will the possibility to explain myself later on. Platoon to me was a movie of corruption of ones innocence and humanity. This is the first movie I have ever cried at. My mother used to tell me I had a heart of stone as a child. I was 16 when I first watched this movie.

Notable Mentions: Apocalypse Now, Schindler’s List

12. Johnny Depp – Everybody has a favourite actor, Depp is mine. I have a special section for his movies, and although I don’t have all of them I have a fair amount.

From Hell. I was very fascinated by serial murderers in high school, and somehow convinced my teachers from science to religion to let me do my projects on them. At the heart of serial murder is grand-daddy Jack. This movie made me spend hours online and in the library to find out all I could about The Ripper. Depp and Grahams performance is perfect, the theory is seamless, you could believe they actually caught Jack by the end.

Notable Mentions: The Ninth Gate, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (and of course, Platoon).

I hope you all get a sense of where I am in my movie collection. I will have movies where you shake your head and say ‘why the hell did she spend money on that piece of crap’ and there are movies I wished to not mention as special editions that many will not know about, or surprised that somebody other than them know about it.

I’d also love to hear all of your suggestions. I’m always looking to expand my movies and I find other movie blog lovers know exactly the movies that I need to see.

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