Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Birdman is a modern surrealist, experimental, and deeply psychological exploration into the mind of a washed up actor in New York City. The film is edited to appear as if shot in a single shot, to give it a blurred, dream-like quality. It … Continue reading Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008) Director: Christopher Nolan The Dark Knight is the magnificent sequel to Nolan's earlier film, Batman Begins. The same all-star cast continues in the sequel: Christian Bale (who was apparently a lesser known actor prior to the Batman series), Michael Caine (playing Alfred the butler), Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and most importantly … Continue reading The Dark Knight

Batman Begins

Batman Begins (2005) Director: Christopher Nolan Batman Begins is the first part of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, surely the best of any contemporary superhero films. Obviously, the story is based on the DC Comics hero, Batman. It has an all-star cast of Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman … Continue reading Batman Begins