Millenium Actress movie poster
Read Full Post

Points on Views | Millenium Actress

  My daughter and I bonded over a Japanese animated film, Millenium Actress (2001, Japan) last weekend. This is one of the few films I’m not tired of watching over and over. This award-winning animated film was directed by the same […]

Points on Views
Blood & Circumstance poster
Read Full Post

Blood & Circumstance (2014)

As I was looking for crime movies to watch, I stumbled upon this 2014 film on iFlix. Based on a 2006 novel by Frank Turner Hollon, the movie premiered in the 2014 Fairhope Film Festival. It also received the “Best […]

Points on Views
The Keepers
Read Full Post

The Keepers

Controversies about priests re-surfaced after Netflix released the 2017 documentary The Keepers. Ryan White created this film about the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik in Baltimore sometime in November 1969. Sister Cathy was a nun under the order of […]

Points on Views
Take Me
Read Full Post

Take Me

Take Me is a 2017 crime comedy by Pat Healy who also stars as Ray Moody opposite Taylor Schilling. The film begins with Ray Moody (Healy) applying for a bank loan for his business, Kidnap Solutions, LLC. Come on, what bank […]

Points on Views
Contratiempo
Read Full Post

Contratiempo (The Invisible Guest)

Contratiempo, also known internationally as The Invisible Guest, is a 2016 Spanish film by Oriol Paulo. Aside from being a crime fiction fan, I also appreciate foreign films like this. The story starts when lawyer Virginia Goodman visits businessman Adrian […]

Points on Views
Ian McKellen as Mr. Holmes
Read Full Post

Mr. Holmes (2015)

While browsing of what movies to watch on iFlix, I stumbled upon Mr. Holmes, a 2015 film by Bill Condon and stars Ian McKellen as an elderly Sherlock Holmes. It’s 1947, Sherlock Holmes is 93 years old, long-time retired, and […]

Points on Views
Casting JonBenet
Read Full Post

Casting JonBenet

Casting JonBenet is a 2017 documentary film by Kitty Green. It is about the JonBenet Ramsey murder case in 1996 and the actors’ thoughts about her death and its investigation. “I’m ___, and I’m auditioning for the role of ___.” […]

Points on Views
Bonnie and Clyde poster
Read Full Post

Bonnie And Clyde

I subscribed to Netflix and while looking for a crime movie, I decided to watch again the classic film Bonnie and Clyde. It is a 1967 American film that depicts the criminal life of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow portrayed […]

Points on Views
screenshot of Kung Fu Panda 3
Read Full Post

Kung Fu Panda 3

Weekends are usually for family and as a family — Volts, Ganjah, and I — watched the third installment of the Kung Fu Panda franchise. If on the first film, Po learned kung fu, and on the second film, Po learned […]

Points on Views
Screenshot from the movie Heneral Luna
Read Full Post

Heneral Luna

Heneral Luna (2015, Philippines) For many years now, I seldom go to the cinema to watch movies. I’m more of the loner who is contented in watching them on video at the comfort of my home. So most of the […]

Points on Views