The Insider (1999)

THE INSIDER (1999) dir. Michael Mann. Based on the true story of tobacco industry insider Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) who does an interview with TV program 60 Minutes, exposing illegality within the company. An incredible epic film, about an essentially unlikable character. One of Russell Crowe’s best performances, as the hard drinking scientist with anger…… Continue reading The Insider (1999)

Stigmata (1999)

dir Rupert Wainwright. Patricia Arquette plays young woman who is afflicted with stigmata, mysterious wounds on the body that match Jesus Christ’s wounds during the crucifixion. Priest/Biologist Gabriel Byrne investigates. So disappointing, in the last 20 years this movie had grown in my mind to be a combination of THE EXORCIST (1973) and Dan Brown…… Continue reading Stigmata (1999)