Flatliners (1990) – Joel Schumacher

I remember the first time I saw Joel Schumacher’s colour-drenched Flatliners. I walked out of the theatres committed to the idea of flatlining. If it could be done in a controlled environment, I thought, sign me up! Some thirty years on, I’m still all for it. I think it would be an incredible exploration of…

Black Rain (1989) – Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott remains one of my favourite technical directors, and it’s been awhile since I settled in for this crime thriller, that stars Micheal Douglas, Andy Garcia, Kate Capshaw, and Ken Takakura. Douglas plays Nick Conklin a less than clean New York bigoted cop currently under investigation by Internal Affairs when he and his partner…