elegy |ˈeləjē|noun ( pl. -gies)1 a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.• a piece of music in a mournful style.Now that the word is out of the way, let the review commence. First of all, I downloaded the movie solely for Penelopé Cruz, I had no expectations whatsoever. The movie blew me away, Sir Ben Kingsley and Penelopé are the perfect choice for the movie, I can’t think of any other paring, their acting is top notch, the story is very well written, and told even better. It’s about a professor who’s animal-y attracted to a student of his, and what stars as an attraction turns into an obsession. The movie also stars Patricia Clarkson (Far From Heaven, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) whom I adore.
A pretty neat new show to keep you occupied until the big ones return. It’s a show about a couple going to an island with their families to wed there, but someone is killing people, so they seclude the island, keeping everyone there, including the killer. I’m guessing each episode will unravel more about the killer, and open up more subplots. The pilot kept my eyes fixed on the screen, and my mind triggering. Those who like the “crime/dramedy/thriller/horror” genres, they’ll most definitely enjoy this one. Totally worth your time, give it a shot.