Tag Archives: Parker Posey

Mark Waters – The House of Yes (1997)

A rather disturbed young woman, who calls herself Jackie-O (Parker Posey), and pretends her brother, Marty, (Josh Hamilton) is JFK, is at home with mother (Geneviève Bujold) at their stately home, along with her two brothers, and Marty’s new fiancee, Lesly (Tori Spelling.)

What family secrets will we discover? How will Lesly react to her fiancee’s most unusual family? Are there yet darker secrets? Is their rather unconventional behavior contagious?

This absurd comedy has been a delight for many. I hope you enjoy it! Read More »

Kogonada – Columbus (2017) (HD)

A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams. Read More »

Hal Hartley – Fay Grim (2006)

Hal Hartley’s dark comedy “Henry Fool” was an indie masterpiece that effectively and accessibly meshed Hartley’s literary influences with his specific minimalist style and some of the most memorable characters of the last decade. Now, Hartley takes the characters he created for that world and launches them into a surprisingly different direction in “Fay Grim,” a worthy follow-up and rare art house sequel. Read More »

Hal Hartley – Ned Rifle (2014)

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NED RIFLE is the third and final chapter of Hal Hartley’s tragicomic epic begun with HENRY FOOL (1997, TIFF) and continued with FAY GRIM (2007). At once a saga concerning the Grim family of Queens and how their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of the self-proclaimed genius Henry Fool, the trilogy is also an illustration of America’s grappling with ideas, art, politics, and religion over the course of 20 years. In this swiftly paced and expansive conclusion, Henry and Fay’s son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother’s life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome, sexy and hilarious Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family. Read More »

Hal Hartley – Henry Fool (1997)

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Plot summary:
Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talent-less novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the ‘great American poem’. As Simon begins his controversial ascent to the dizzying heights of Nobel Prize winning poet, Henry sinks to a life of drinking in low-life bars. The two friends fall out and lose touch until Henry’s criminal past catches up with him and he needs Simon’s help to flee the country. Read More »