director: Roman Polanski

Oliver Twist

September 30, 2005
It has been over thirty years since I read the story of "Olivier Twist", but reading that book was never as dark as this movie. The actors in this film did a fantastic job portraying their characters. Granted these were darker times and life was different for many by today's standards but the [...]

Ninth Gate

March 10, 2000
What is the draw of this film? The “hero” is an unscrupulous, fornicating nonbeliever who drinks and smokes constantly. The film’s plotline centers on the world of demonology and devil worship. And the production is unevenly paced, lacking energy or an interesting performance by its star. [...]