When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard’s absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.
I now need to watch more swashbucklers. Swashbuckler films, that’s the ticket!
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.
What I appreciated most about it is its unending commitment to genre and a charming self-awareness. Obviously made by and for cop movie fans, blended with a modern sensibility to the high school genre, and never not cognizant of the fact that this is a remake of that Johnny Depp show. On top of that: a lovely turn about adult life and friendships defining one’s self more than the formative educational years.
Of course, it doesn’t hurt that I’m a complete Lord/Miller fan and I’m a sucker for John Woo doves. And limo chases. Best night of our lives? Best night of our lives.
Set on the eve of World War I, A Dangerous Method describes the turbulent relationships between Carl Jung, founder of analytical psychology, Sigmund Freud, founder of the discipline of psychoanalysis, and Sabina Spielrein, initially a patient of Jung and later a physician and one of the first female psychoanalysts.
Two young men strangle their “inferior” classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the “perfection” of their crime.