Tag Archives: Matthew Goode

Now on Canadian Netflix: October 2018

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society  A fine, romantic period drama, stewed in the bones of 84 Charing Cross Road and any number of WWII-era tales of British privation. This most clumsily-titled film earned a cinematic release in the UK, but not here. It's too bad because it's a good-looking picture, with lovely seaside… Read More

Self/less review — Immortality for dummies

Written by Tarsem Singh, Written by David Pastor and Alex Pastor In the midst of a summer crammed with fantasy franchises, sequels, and prequels, comes this oddity, a free-standing scifi thriller starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds, with a plot that channels elements of both John Frankenheimer's Seconds and an obscure Mick Jagger picture, Freejack. It's… Read More

Stoker review

Directed by Park Chan-WookWritten by Wentworth Miller and Erin Cressida WilsonA little like if Dark Shadows was played totally straight, Stoker is a concoction both fluffy and gothic, a self-conscious Hitchcock pastiche that dances on the edge of camp before eventually becoming the thing it pretends to be. Park Chan-Wook (Oldboy and Thirst are the Korean director's films I've… Read More