2014 in Film: Modern movies in January

Duplex (2003) – Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore make an odd match in this DeVito-directed comedy about a young couple who’ve found their dream apartment… except that it’s a duplex, and an elderly woman lives upstairs. Kind of like one of my childhood favorites, Mousehunt, but with an aging woman lurking on the other side of the wall rather than a clever rodent. Lots of … Continue reading 2014 in Film: Modern movies in January

Modern movies in October

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003) – My sister recommended this one to me after she watched it on Netflix and found it fascinating. I didn’t know much about Aileen Wuornos before watching it. I’ve seen bits and pieces of “true crime” TV specials about her, but have never read extensively about her case or seen the popular Hollywood version of her … Continue reading Modern movies in October