Beautifully shot with a strong score by legend Phillip Glass, The Thin Blue Line not only discusses one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in Texas history, but I think provides a greater, if unspoken, emotion about humanity itself. An innocent man is tried for a crime he didn't commit, nearly killed for it, while the apparatuses of law enforcement and justice collude to punish him for his bad luck, while another man, seemingly evil to the core but who…
"'Prison?' I'm in Prison every day"
This is, without a doubt, the film that I've put the most thought into ever, and only finally do I feel comfortable writing a review about it.
Stalker is man's confrontation with his own soul, with the unknown, with the impossible to know, and above all with God, and there is no one better qualified, in my opinion, to tackle these opinions, other than Tarkovsky.
In this review, I'll focus on the cultural elements…
To me this might be the very best leftist movie ever made. It is the fulfillment of what directors like Eisenstein had embarked on three to four decades earlier. It captures the essence of the spirit of Revolution and provides maybe the greatest emotion I've ever drawn from a movie like this before.
There is a massive amount of stuff I could sit here and discuss, but I won't, largely because what this movie is defies any review I could…