Tag Archives: terminal illness

The American Friend (1977)

Director: Wim Wenders Writer: Wim Wenders (Based on the novel “Ripley’s Game” by Patricia Highsmith) First time watch. Loved it. One of my favorite new watches of the year.

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Writer: Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Inspired by the book “A Man Who Can Recall His Past Lives” by Phra Sripariyattiweti)

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Terms of Endearment (1983)

Director: James L. Brooks Writer: James L. Brooks (Based on the novel by Larry McMurtry

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The Farewell (2019)

Director: Lulu Wang Writer: Lulu Wang

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A Monster Calls (2016)

Director: J.A. Bayona Writer: Patrick Ness (Based on the novel by Patrick Ness) (Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd)

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Last Holiday (2006)

Director: Wayne Wang Writers: Jeffrey Price & Peter S. Seaman (Based on a screenplay by J.B. Priestley)

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American Animal (2011)

Director: Matt D’Elia Writer: Matt D’Elia Not sure about this one overall but there are things in this movie and a message behind it that I did like. D’Elia stars, and also writes and directs, as a young man with … Continue reading

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