The only thing Ross spares us is slow motion. A feckless playboy Cruise suffers near-death and disfigurement after his relationship with his new girlfriend Penélope Cruz plunges his ex-lover Cameron Diaz into homicidal obsession. And sure, when Alfred sees Wayne in Florence, it's exactly how Alfred describes it earlier in the film. There's a lot more on the subject , and whether or not you truly understand it all, Donnie Darko remains a singularly trippy experience—but there's definitely a method to Kelly's madness. His body count is called into question as the story progresses and Bateman frequently experiences things that aren't real. But there's more going on beneath the surface. Lucas and especially Katya are characters deserving of a more personal drama than this.
Everyone around Bateman is as horrible as he is, save for the murderous tendencies—and Bateman may not even be a real murderer. David Lynch fans don't watch his work for straightforward narratives, but even in the context of his endearingly weird filmography, 2001's Mulholland Drive is tough to figure out. The camera moves over the spinning top just before it appears to be wobbling, it was cut to black. Maybe Bell just needs a new wallet. In the second dream, Bell sees his father holding a torch, riding ahead into the darkness of a snowy mountain pass.
For much of its running time, this indie horror hit looks and feels like a particularly satisfying supernatural home invasion picture, with the titular nasty creature tormenting a single mother Essie Davis and her six-year-old son Noah Wiseman after he's inadvertently summoned through the reading of a disturbing children's book. Parents need to know that Siberia is a mature thriller starring as a diamond merchant who finds himself in a tough situation. Lucas is a smuggler, specialising in rare blue diamonds. Twenty years ago she arrived in Russia to assist Douglas McCracken , an obsessive engineer who needs the Grand Duke 's patronage to sponsor his invention, a massive machine to harvest the forests. By the end, the question of whether Bateman's murders really happened is irrelevant—no one would have noticed either way. And, yes, they both acknowledge that he is married, and that she is a good 20 years his junior. Ross and his lead actors are committed in their depiction of amour kind-of fou, but not so great at making the psychology of the characters understood.
Black Swan's fade to white as Nina lies bloodied on the mattress backstage is a little more ambiguous, but still tragic, as Nina chooses her art over herself. It creates a lot of questions in your mind, but it's set like a puzzle. Jane plays the piece while General Radlov proposes to her. Even for the late '60s, it's pretty nutty stuff. Both actors are using their long-standing popularity and generally beloved reputations to work on films that no one else really will or wants to. The world needs someone younger, like his father, to light the way in the ever-growing darkness around it—exactly like the second dream Bell describes.
However, as a wholly satisfying viewing experience, Siberia is a disappointment. Siberia is indifferent and relaxed, almost languid, in its action. What really happened was that Keanu refused to take his percentage of the profits from the films, money that he was contractually obligated to accept, that was eventually funnelled into the films themselves. When the first began, I instantly became interested in the mystery and thriller aspects of the film. Keanu Reeves stands out in this scene, and makes me wish the entire film could have been more like this.
But we never know if it's really happening or if it's a dream. Being chased is pretty scary, but being pursued can be worse. I find it very interesting. There's plenty to unpack—more than we have the space to dive into here—and much of it is left unexplained. When not half-heartedly trying to locate his missing stones, he heads off on a bear-hunting trip with Katya's burly brothers, presents her with a candle and then, when shit gets real, leaves his absentee partner a few mildly admonishing voicemails. Siberia seems an attempt at straddling the line between the two. As the deal begins to collapse he falls into an obsessive relationship with a Russian cafe owner in a small Siberian town.
But the world of international criminality is probably more accurate to what we see in Matthew Ross' a casually paced romantic thriller set largely in the sparsely populated Russian region of the title; that is: The life of a diamond smuggler is probably very slow and very boring and involves a lot of waiting, alone and drunk, in remote motel rooms. While other, more intensely action-driven films would focus on Lucas' quest to find smuggled diamonds — the phone calls, the chases, the uncovering of secrets — Siberia focuses more on the relationship between Katya and Lucas. The paradox is that Reese turns out to be the father of John Connor—by sending Reese back in time, John Connor created himself. Christopher Nolan's film left audiences' minds spinning as much as the top in the final shot. Siberia, the new Keanu Reeves movie, is a worthy failure.
Camera color : Eric Koretz. But later he overhears Jane denying her interest in him to the General, in order to win the general's favour and be granted an audience with the Grand Duke. It came to mind early in this movie, a romantic thriller starring and. It all ends in the cosmonaut's fiery death, the Tree's rebirth, and an ending in which Izzi's spirit hands Tom fruit from the Tree…which he plants in her grave. I guess my thing is, if you can silence the voice of mediocrity, then what is possible? Hank Pym involve him in a scheme to rescue Mrs.