Nightingale

By Debbie Elicksen. Peter Snowden (David Oyelowo) is a war veteran. He documents his days and feelings through a webcam while his dead mother decomposes in her room. We see Continue Reading →

Munich

By Debbie Elicksen. Munich (2005) is based on the true story behind the headline of the 11 murdered Israeli athletes in Munich during the 1972 Olympic Summer Games. Stephen Spielberg Continue Reading →

Big Driver

By Debbie Elicksen. Big Driver (2014) is based on a Stephen King novel; the screenplay is written by Richard Christian Matheson.  Writer Tess Thorne (Maria Bello) goes out of town for Continue Reading →

Changing Lanes

By Debbie Elicksen. It could happen to anyone. That is what makes Changing Lanes (2002), written by Chad Taylor and Michael Tolkin such a compelling story. The moral of the Continue Reading →

Flowers of War

By Debbie Elicksen. Flowers of War (2011) is a historical drama starring Christian Bale (John Miller), Ni Ni (Yu Mo),  and Shigeo Kobayashi (Lieutenant Kato). Heng Liu wrote the screenplay, based Continue Reading →

No Escape

By Debbie Elicksen. No Escape (2015) is about an American family that moves to Asia for a fresh start but they arrive in the middle of a coup d’état. John Continue Reading →

Special Correspondents

By Debbie Elicksen. Special Correspondents (2016) is Netflix Original and remake of 2009 French comedy Envoyes tres speciaux. It is written and directed by Ricky Gervais. Frank (Eric Bana) is a well-known Continue Reading →

Selfless

By Debbie Elicksen. Self/less (2015) is much like an Outer Limits/Twilight Zone episode but amped up to an action thriller level. Damian (Ben Kinglsey) is dying. Cancer is ravaging his Continue Reading →