Actor: Jeremy Irons

Lolita (1997)

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I’ve been continuing to indulge my obsession with Jeremy Irons’ voice by listening to his unabridged narration of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita in 15-minute bursts during my morning commute. This of course made me want to see Adrian Lyne’s adaptation of the book staring Irons, but I waited until I was finished with the audio book […]

Damage (1992)

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Louise Malle’s Damage is a film I have been meaning to see since it was first released, nearly 20 years ago, but I didn’t get to it until today. At the time it was release I had just discovered Jeremy Irons in Kakfa, which had be quite obsessed. Damage also got far more press in […]

Kafka (1991)

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Steven Soderbergh’s second film Kafka was released at a good time for me. I had just discovered the writings of Franz Kafka, which I was reading obsessively. I had also started to watch films in a more critical way, due in part to Soderbergh’s second film sex, lies and videotape. I was also soon to […]

Reversal of Fortune (1990)

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Continuing to indulge my addiction to the voice and acting of Jeremy Irons, I watched Reversal of Fortune for the second time. Courtroom dramas are a challenging genre because the need to stay within the courtroom and basically within the framework of the legal system place are huge restrictions that make the whole genre prone […]

Dead Ringers (1988)

Read Dead Ringers

Seeing A Stolen Life yesterday left me hungry for some more creepy twin films, and decided to go directly to one of the creepiest  ever made. I saw Dead Ringers not too long after it was first released, probably on rental video. There is one thing that has changed since I saw it the last […]

Random Quote

“Nobody needs a mink coat but the mink.”
-Felix Bassenak (S.Z. Sakall)
from Christmas in Connecticut