Posts Tagged ‘philosophy’

Brad Pitt (David Mills), Morgan Freeman (William Somerset), Gwyneth Paltrow (Tracy Mills). Screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker. Directed by David Fincher. Rating: 18. Running time: 127 minutes. For those that have seen Fight Club – good. For those that haven’t – sort it out if you are also to see Seven. The links between these two masterpieces may […]


Peter Lorre (Hans Beckert), Ellen Widmann (Frau Beckmann). Screenplay by Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang. Directed by Fritz Lang. Rating: PG. Running time: 110 minutes. Let’s get one thing clear: M is no Metropolis. I can usually withstand the slow pace of most ‘old’ films and pretend I wasn’t the product of a generation […]


Towards the end of Manhattan, Woody Allen’s Isaac lies on his own couch, reminiscent of so many movie psychiatry scenes, and unknowingly performs a self-analysis with one passing comment that sums up his existence perfectly: New Yorkers, we are told, live their entire lives creating petty little problems for eachother, with the sole aim of […]