CONTAGION: The Rational Zombie Movie

Contagion (2013) – Directed by Steven Soderbergh – Starring Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Ehle, John Hawkes, Chin Han, and Elliott Gould. Why did Steven Soderbergh make this movie? With most movies, you can spot the scene or scenes that must have given the director cinematic wood…

BLACK SWAN: Let’s All Watch a Woman Who Needs Help Not Get Any

Black Swan (2010) – Directed by Darren Aronofsky – Starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, and Barbara Hershey. BLACK SWAN is a well-written, well-crafted, well-acted movie that made me feel uncomfortably dirty. No, no, not because of the “lezzie fantasy,” as Lily (Mila Kunis) puts it, but because the movie makes us complicit voyeurs…