• The Talented Mr. Ripley

    by  • 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


    Ealasaid is a technical writer, freelance movie reviewer, bookbinder, and geek-of-many-trades based in Portland, OR.