The Prison Movie

Is there some sort of catharsis when watching a prison movie?  Safe in the knowledge that one has not broken any laws that would cause them to lose their liberty. Of all of the genres out there for film, I am always happy to be the voyeur when it comes to the prison or liberty lost genre. Let’s take a look at some of the prison movies out there that has captured the Ronin spirit… Papillon (1973) A man with a butterfly tattoo on his back has been wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to life in a French penal … Continue reading The Prison Movie