The 2005 remake of the 1933 classic is an old-fashioned monster movie/jungle thriller pushed to the limits with new technology by a filmmaker with both the skill and the heart to recapture the thrills of his adolescent moviehouse dreams.
Tag: Adrien Brody
‘The Pianist’ – the devastating Oscar-winning drama on Prime Video
‘The Brothers Bloom’ – Rian Johnson’s screwball caper on HBO Max
‘Midnight in Paris’ – a love letter to the city of lights on Prime Video and Paramount
Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ on HBO Max
‘Splice’ – Genetic horror on VOD and Blu-ray/DVD
Splice (2009) – Professional partners and happily unmarried couple Clive and Elsa (Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley) don’t need children. They procreate with genetic experiments—splicing DNA from a dozen animals into a lab-created life-form they hope to harvest for pharmaceutical properties—and their masterpiece is a pirate side-project involving human DNA spliced into their zoological genetic […]