Wednesday, January 03, 2007

DVD Diva: Movies with a Twist

Do you like movies with a double twist? If so, check out these DVDs [click on the DVD cover image to request an item]:

Lucky Number Slevin *Click here to request this DVD*Lucky Number Slevin
A case of mistaken identity lands down-on-his-luck Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin begins to be under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat. He finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get to them before they get him.

Following *Click here to request this DVD*Following
From the director of Memento, a story about a young man's obsession with following strangers at random on the street. This life leads him into a dark underworld, when he is caught in the act by a man who becomes part mentor, part confessor and part evil twin. Together they break into flats and pry into the personal lives of their victims.
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The Game *Click here to request this DVD*The Game
In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life.

A few other movies to consider: The Usual Suspects, The Sixth Sense, The Village

Comment on this post with your favorite movie-with-a-twist.

1 comment:

Reel Fanatic said...

I didn't realize that Mr. Nolan had made the movie "Following," but now that I do, I've added it to my Netflix list .. thanks for the heads up ... Two flicks of this sort that come to mind for me are the recent French flicks "Swimming Pool" and "With a Friend Like Harry"