The Ninth Gate (1999)

Director: Roman Polanski Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner Genre: Mystery, Thriller   “They form a kind of satanic riddle. Correctly interpreted with the aid of the original text and sufficient inside information, they are reputed to conjure up the Prince of Darkness in person.”   With Read more…

Knives Out (2019)

Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery   “The complexity and the gray lie not in the truth, but what you do with the truth one you have it.”   Similar to an Read more…

Dark – Season 2 (2019)

Creator: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese Director: Baran bo Odar Starring: Louis Hofmann, Lisa Vicari, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel, Maja Schöne, Oliver Masucci, Deborah Kaufmann, Stephan Kampwirth, Andreas Pietschmann, Moritz Jahn, Paul Lux, Gina Stiebitz, Mark Waschke Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery   “The end is the beginning, and the beginning Read more…

Dark – Season 1 (2017)

Creator: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese Director: Baran bo Odar Starring: Louis Hofmann, Lisa Vicari, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel, Maja Schöne, Oliver Masucci, Deborah Kaufmann, Stephan Kampwirth, Andreas Pietschmann, Moritz Jahn, Paul Lux, Gina Stiebitz, Mark Waschke Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery   “The end is the beginning, and the beginning Read more…

Vertigo (1958)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller “Scottie, do you believe that someone out of the past – someone dead – can enter and take possession of a living being?”   Considered by many people the best Alfred Hitchcock’s movies, Vertigo, has a story that Read more…

Rear Window (1954)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Wendell Corey Genre: Mystery, Thriller   “It’s probably nothing. It’s just a little neighbourhood murder.”   One of the greatest films of Alfred Hitchcock, in my opinion, Rear window reunited the director with Jimmy Stewart from Rope (1948), in a Read more…