INSOMNIA – Bad cop (Pacino) is called to a small town Alaska where things, surely, couldn’t go badly. His partner, who is partly
THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS – One of my favorite things about this film only happened as a result of the death of Heath Ledger. The actor died, with a fair amount of filming yet to be done, and with a bit of re-writing, other actors openly filled in for him in the fantasy portions.
PATRIOT GAMES – The second of the Jack Ryan films, I think that this one’s more interesting that THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER with Harrison Ford in the lead role. There’s more direct action here, with Ryan more participant than observer. I prefer HUNT as a film, but the change in lead actor really helped to develop the franchise.