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Raising Arizona (1987) ★★★

After their deliciously dark and sinister debut ‘Blood Simple’ (1984) marked a tone they would continue to return to throughout their careers, the Coen Brothers’ second film, ‘Raising Arizona’, set in line another genre they have also returned to on many occasions – that of the mediocre absurd comedy. 457 mots de plus


Raising Arizona (1987)

My first memory of this movie is of Holly Hunter’s lip curling when she yells, « We got a child now, everythang’s chaanngged! » as she berates Nicolas Cage in the car after a spectacular police chase. 1 390 mots de plus


What a Fiasco - Burn After Reading (2008)

Writer’s note: In an effort to make some extra money, I’ve been putting in 65 hour work weeks for the entire month of August.  As you can imagine, it has not left a whole lot of excess time for movies or writing reviews, so please accept my apologies for dropping off the internet without a warning.   573 mots de plus


Primal Fear (1996)

Despite its truly terrible title, Primal Fear is yet another ho-hum courtroom drama in which Richard Gere plays a defence attorney who used to be a prosecutor (*sigh*) who is defending altar boy Edward Norton, accused of brutally murdering an archbishop. 166 mots de plus


Blood Simple (1984) - Review

The Coen Brothers, Joel and Ethan, are the best directors in American cinema since the early 90’s. Throw in any other directors: there’s no stopping their catalogue of quality movies. 664 mots de plus


The Good Dinosaur | Movie Review

Directed by Peter Sohn Starring
  • Raymond Ochoa
  • Jack Bright
  • Jeffrey Wright
  • Frances McDormand
  • Marcus Scribner
Screenplay by Meg LeFauve Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy Certificate

PG… 270 mots de plus

Movie Reviews

Mississippi Burning (1988)

When three civil rights activists go missing in a small Mississippi town, FBI agents Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe arrive to investigate and ignite a powder keg of racial tension. 148 mots de plus