Posts Tagged ‘Ray Liotta’
One of Jonathan Demme's masterworks — just spiky enough to draw blood and an uncommonly gripping romance about rebellion, reinvention … and maybe redemption.
This probing look at a journalist personally crushed for his stories about the CIA supporting drug traffickers shows the true nature of investigative reporting.
Terrific performances, stylish direction and gloriously fetid monologues, but this grungy gangster pic feels like a clunky referendum on today's administration.
Now: Rough around the edges and a hard-as-nails actor. Then: Olympic diver and model.
"Observe and Report" — a cringe-comedy precursor of sorts to a newscast about a massacre — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Narc" — Joe Carnahan's breathtakingly unpredictable breakthrough film — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
At times devlishly funny and morbidly perverse, but becomes the "Taxi Driver" of mall cop movies, all but suffocating its audience in despair.