Why I Love… #117: I Know What You Did Last Summer

Year: 1997 Director: Jim Gillespie Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe There are movies that I've included in this series based on their artistic prowess, on their merit, on their phenomenal influence on the medium of film and my experience of it. And then there are other movies. I'm not a fan … Continue reading Why I Love… #117: I Know What You Did Last Summer

Why I Love… #98: Cure

Year: 1997 Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki  Few films of late have gotten under my skin like Cure. I watched it thanks to the recent Eureka! edition released here in the UK under their Masters of Cinema imprint. Bought-to-see. And it hung around me for the longest time, playing on my mind, … Continue reading Why I Love… #98: Cure

Why I Love… #68: Lost Highway

Year: 1997* Director: David Lynch Stars: Bill Pullman (Fred Madison), Patricia Arquette (Renee Madison / Alice Wakefield), Balthazar Getty (Pete Dayton), Robert Loggia (Mr Eddy / Dick Laurent), Robert Blake (Mystery Man), Gary Busey (Bill Dayton), Natasha Gregson Wagner (Sheila), Richard Pryor (Arnie). Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Neo Film-Noir I've gone the long way around on this one, … Continue reading Why I Love… #68: Lost Highway