Tagged: Patricia Arquette

Mini-Review: Lab Rats, Apes and More Animals in Michel Gondry and Charlie Kaufman’s Human Nature (2001)

human nature (2001)
Puff (Rhys Ifans) is a horny, untamed man who lived in the wilderness all his life. His father raised him to be an ape. One day Nathan Bronfman (Tim Robbins), a doctor obsessed with table manners and his girlfriend Lila (Patricia Arquette) an attractive woman who suffers from a rare disease that makes her body hairy, go for a walk in the forest. As you’d expect they stumble upon Puff. Bronfman decides to take the man-ape to his lab to study him and train him to become human. Things start to get complicated when Gabrielle (Miranda Otto), Dr. Bronfman’s sexy French assistant comes into the mix.  Continue reading

Review: Vijay and I (2013)

Will Wilder (Moritz Bleibtreu) is an actor who stars in a television series for children, in which she plays a giant green rabbit who is very unlucky. When the day of his fortieth birthday (coincidentally Friday the thirteenth), no one seems to remember him, Will is nothing short of furious. To make matters worse, his car is stolen from him right under his nose. After a wild night with the only friend he has left, Rad (Danny Pudi) a restaurateur Indian, Will discovers that the world believes that he has died in a car accident. Actually it was just bad karma for the car thief. Will is faced with a choice: Tell everyone he’s still alive or play dead. So he decides to disguise himself as an Indian (Vijay) to go to his own funeral. When he realizes that his family, his own wife Julia (Patricia Arquette) prefer Vijay (a charming Indian banker or Will’s performance of a lifetime), the charade continues, until as  it’s inevitable, he is gradually exposed.  Continue reading