The cruelty that teens are capable of and the amoral prurience of Japanese society portrayed in Tetsuya Nakashima's "Confessions" will deliver a shock to the system of any audience.
Adrien Brody is known best for his Academy Award winning performance in "The Pianist" (戰地琴人) as a Jew in Nazi-occupied Germany.
Based on Franz-Oliver Giesbert's 2007 novel "The Immortal," "22 Bullets" misses the mark on what could have been a decent mafia action thriller.
Mere words cannot describe how awesomely gnarly "Piranha 3D" is, how hugely entertaining, and how urgently you must get yourself to the theater to see it. Like, now.
A tale inspired by actual events about a political murder on American soil that implicates Taiwanese assassins, this movie will likely only satisfy viewers whose knowledge of Taiwan's history is slighter than James Van Der Beek's acting career after "Dawson's Creek."
Atom Egoyan's sex thriller "Chloe" (色．誘) is a pure guilty pleasure, if you take away that part about pleasure.
Everyone has secrets in the "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," a mind-bending and mesmerizing thriller that takes its time unlocking one mystery only to uncover another, all to chilling and immensely satisfying effect.1 Comment
Between "Donnie Darko," "Southland Tales" and now "The Box," Newport News native, Richard Kelly, is becoming the cinematic poet laureate of suburban Virginia, in all its drab monotony and sneaking sense that something's going on behind those neat lawns and identical doors.
Renée Zellweger stars in this horror tragedy as the dedicated government social worker, Emily Jenkins, who takes particular interest in one of her cases: a 10-year-old girl, Lillith Sullivan, is reportedly suffering abuse at the hands of her parents.
The "Saw" franchise has long over-exploited its most intelligent twists and trickeries, though the latest installment of the serial horror saga comes up with a new way to inflict suffering by introducing political relevance into the mix.