Different For Girls

BBB.5 (out of 5) Motorcycle courier Paul Prentice (Rupert Graves) accidentally runs into his old friend Karl (Steven Mackintosh), the boy he used to protect from bullies when they were younger. To Paul’s surprise, Karl is now Kim after a sex-change operation and, following their reunion, they find that trying to connect on any possible … More Different For Girls

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The Big Picture (L’Homme Qui Voulait Vivre Sa Vie)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A successful lawyer (Romain Duris) is informed by his partner (Catherine Deneuve, luminous as always) that she has a terminal illness and that she intends to leave him the firm when she is gone. His unhappy wife informs him that she intends to get a divorce, and he eventually gets wind … More The Big Picture (L’Homme Qui Voulait Vivre Sa Vie)

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Georgia (1995)

BB (out of 5) Jennifer Jason Leigh stars in this grungy drama that tries to be so moving and important but is only really annoying. She plays a self-destructive singer who goes through dysfunctional relationships and crummy little performance gigs while her folksinger sister (Mare Winningham), with whom she has had much sibling rivalry her … More Georgia (1995)

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Lost Highway

BBB.5 (out of 5) More psychedelia from the warped mind of David Lynch that isn’t as crafty as Blue Velvet or as brilliant as Mulholland Drive would be later on.  Bill Pullman and Patricia Arquette play a happy couple whose peaceful world is interrupted by constant deliveries of videotapes that are left on their doorstep. When viewing … More Lost Highway

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