A Clockwork Orange

By Debbie Elicksen. You already know to expect something different from a Stanley Kubrick film and A Clockwork Orange (1971) is no exception. This is a drama that reads like Continue Reading →

American Psycho

By Debbie Elicksen. Christian Bale is perfectly cast in American Psycho (2000), written and directed by Mary Harron (also written with Guinevere Turner). The screenplay was adapted from the novel by Continue Reading →

The Informant!

By Debbie Elicksen. The most bizarre factor about this movie is that it is actually based on actual events. It’s really hard to believe that this was a real person. Continue Reading →

Seven Psychopaths

By Debbie Elicksen. This 2012 action adventure comedy is kind of like Goodfellas meets Ruthless People. Screenwriter/Director Martin McDonagh has cleverly brought together a heady cast that includes Colin Farrell (Marty), Continue Reading →

Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

By Debbie Elicksen. Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a dark comedy from Fox Searchlight (2014) that was directed by Alexandro Gonzélez Iñárritu. Iñárritu also wrote the screenplay, along Continue Reading →