Posts Tagged ‘survival’
A technically magnificent, frighteningly immersive and solidly acted drama about the irresistible force of commerce meeting Mother Nature's immovable object.
"Happy People" has that patented Herzog charm with a biting social commentary to boot, proving that the master of documentaries still has a lot of magic left in him.
The first WWE-studio based film not to feature a professional wrestler. But nothing short of Stone Cold Steve Austin himself could save this heap of garbage.
It's not "Taken" with wolves or "He Fought a Zoo." It's a mostly masterful meditation on mourning and the value of dying in the company of that which calms us.
What if you woke up in a car accident in the woods, with no idea how you got there or who you were? You'd probably try to remember things other than this movie.
"World Trade Center" — a spiritual film of human connections, not exploited tragedy — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"The Road" — an unexpectedly uplifting parable of faith & fatherhood at world's end — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Cast Away" — Robert Zemeckis' poetic, contemplative and darkly comic marooned-man drama — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.