M (1931)

Directed by Fritz Lang Holy sh*t is this film alive.  From the unexpected twists and turns of what has since become a fairly standard, predictable type of story to the daring use of silence and mind-boggling camera movements (still not sure how they pulled them off), there is a lot to admire in Fritz Lang's M. … Continue reading M (1931)

Searching (2018)

Directed by Aneesh Chaganty Searching combines the stylistic premise of Unfriended with a prologue as emotionally taxing as Up and a sensational, dramatic kidnapping story with the twists and turns of Gone Girl.  The movie's hook, that it's a story told entirely through computer screens, at times stretches believability (do you really FaceTime the detective tracking your daughter's … Continue reading Searching (2018)