Hollow Man – Magic (1978) by Richard Attenborough

A crisply chilling film which taunts, juggles and subverts our expectations until one is left either so frustrated or exhausted that come the finale it’s hard to decipher exactly what has just transpired. Was it a supernatural fil m? Was it a horror film or more a psychological thriller? Was it a love story? A…

Lonely Crowd – Nashville (1975) by Robert Altman

Note: It is nearly impossible for me to simply write an entry for Nashville and leave it be, to try and get it all out into a single piece of writing, since my observations, reactions and attitudes towards the film are fluid and will never settle. Its certainly one of the most important films in…

Waiting Rooms – The Shining (1980) by Stanley Kubrick

Note: Like any of my absolute favorite films, any entry for The Shining is sure to be only scratching the surface, so consider anything that follows as a work-in-progress entry. Jack Torrance is axing his way through the bathroom door to murder his eminently murder-able wife, Wendy. The film seems to be heading for a…