Crash (2004)

Crash came out in 2004 and, after a ridiculous Oscar marketing campaign, walked away with the statue for Best Picture in early 2005. This movie shocked the world and beat out one of the greatest classes of nominees. Crash is loved and hated by so many that it regularly appears at the top of worse … More Crash (2004)

The Sting (1973)

Paul Newman and Robert Redford will forever be known as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The two Hollywood icons did not win Best Picture for their gunslinger movie; however, the pair reunited in 1973 to give us The Sting, one of the most entertaining old movies I’ve ever seen.  Set in Chicago right after … More The Sting (1973)

Derailed (2005)

Derailed is the kind of murder mystery with many twists and turns that even when you think you got it all figured out, you don’t.  I’ve enjoyed Clive Owen’s work for a long time, and for me, this is one of my favourite roles outside of his portrayal as King Arthur. He’s Charlie Schine, a … More Derailed (2005)

Jigsaw (2017)

Jigsaw is the type of movie that could be studied in film classes for years to come. I can’t think of a movie off the top of my head that is so misleading that when the shocking reveal happened at the end, I wasn’t able to process everything I just witnessed. You may think you … More Jigsaw (2017)

Harlem Nights (1989)

Harlem Nights was a dream come true for Eddie Murphy. Famous for his stand comedy impersonations of Richard Pryor, Murphy grew up idolizing the comedian. In 1989, he finally had the opportunity to work with the legend. The results were pretty good, if I say so myself.  I used to own this movie on DVD … More Harlem Nights (1989)