Ealasaid/ January 28, 2000/ Movie Reviews and Features, Uncategorized, Writing

Originally written for The Occidental.


Every so often, Hollywood puts out a film like “The Talented Mr. Ripley” and surprises the part of your humble reviewer that mourns the age of intelligent filmmaking. Director Anthony Minghella has done a beautiful job of bringing an intelligent thriller to life, and made hope beat again in the breast of film critics nationwide.
Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) has a talent: he