Posts Tagged ‘detective’
Often emulated but never equaled, "Heat" isn't just a terrific crime epic. Its elegant, exciting examination of existential entropy elevates it to GOAT status.
Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's witty, wise and ambitious film falls just shy of stoned immaculate, but comes awfully, and entertainingly, close.
Although it runs over a few cobblestone potholes, this 'Game' is afoot and affecting thanks to rougher narrative choices and taking crucial chances that pay off.
"Pride & Glory" — which found plenty of meat in the gristly bad-cop genre — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"The Pledge" — Sean Penn's brutal, draining 2001 whodunit — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Memento" — an eminently re-watchable movie about a man with no memory — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" — a zippy modern-noir action-comedy — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.