You are here: Home > Blogs > Movie Maniacs

Latest Posts

  • Jul 28 - The 66th annual Emmy's - Need to catch up on any of the nominees-we've got you covered !
  • Jul 19 - Borgen - "Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince
  • Jul 11 - Monuments Men - If you missed it at our showing, make sure to put a hold on it.
  • Jul 5 - What's all the Hoopla? - Check out the library's new source for downloadable movies
On Line

You think you know, but you don't know

- 0 Comment(s)

Don't watch all of these unsettling movies at once, but if you like puzzles and mind-bending films, you are sure to enjoy these. Cool special effects don't spoil the questioning of identity and reality. I promise not to give anything away in the following synopses:

Synecdoche New York

This is the cream of the crop for the staggering achievement of the set designers for their world with in a world within a world. Phillip Seymour Hoffman stars as an actor who has less grasp on his Self than his stalker does.

The Machinist

Christian Bale (Batman) gets thin again for this tension filled look at a man who is disentegrating with each passing day. It's devastating but excellent.

Vanilla Sky

An American remake starring Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz follows a man who thinks he has lost the love of his life and his life appears to be slipping out of control, thanks to a sinister medical organization.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

I think I've mentioned before that this is Jim Carrey's best role. Co-starring Kate Winslet (Titanic) this is a comedic and still troubling adventure of a man who decides to erase his memories of his ex-girlfriend thanks to yet another sinister medical organization.

by Mel

Comments

This Post Comments RSS 2.0
No Comments

Add a Comment

*
 
 
*