Rebecca Miller's movie "Angela" which I had never heard of until recently. It was good, check it out. I also have Touch of Evil and Funny Games here which I haven't watched yet, but I'll watch one or the other tonight.
Fuck... Funny Games.. that's flick's good fun... I enjoyed it quite a bit... If your copy has the trailer, don't watch it before you see the movie though.
Isn't Funny Games
the same director as The Piano Teacher
? Now, I loved Piano Teacher
, but I'm afraid to watch Funny Games
for the same reason I keep meaning to re-watch Reservoir Dogs
but can't quite bring myself to: I have an aversion to really graphic and/or prolonged torture scenes in films. Don't get me wrong: I loved Dogs
(years ago when I saw it), The Marathon Man
, etc, but... torture scenes make me squeamish, and I feel I need to be forewarned about this Funny Games
before I dive in. Doesn't someone break into a family 's home and then basically physically torture them? Am I mistaken on this? And if so, how disturbing is it, on a Reservoir Dogs
scale, with, say, Salo
being a 10, Dogs
being a 7, and Clockwork Orange
or Dressed to Kill
being a 3 (the more stylized it is, the less disturbing I find it)?
I do plan to see Irreversible
, too. I'm not a wimp, but some things are just harder for me to watch than others, and one-on-one cruelty involving physical violence/rape/mutilation tops my list.