A visually stunning exercise of folk and witchcraft is a hypnotizing dark tale about love, but it exhausts more often than entertains. “November” is an adaptation of a novel by Andrus Kivirähk. Lina (Rea Lest) is a young farmhouse girl, … Continue reading The Estonian Dark Folk November (2017) Left Me Confused
There is a certain agreement between Anne Fletcher, the director of “Dumplin'” and the audience – brace for cliches and have your faith in humanity restored.Continue reading “Dumplin’ (2018) Lists Cliches But Warms Your Heart Too”
“Sylvio” is a bit depressing yet undeniably charming independent movie – a candy for the fans of DIY sets and when-life-gives-you-lemon stories.Continue reading “Sylvio (2017) Proves You Can Make A Decent Movie Out Of Vine Series”
One of the best comments I have found on imdb’s profile of “Monster From Green Hell” indicated that “Big wasps are fun, but walking across Africa isn’t”.
“Malevolent” is another Netflix flick that could have been something exciting, but quickly turned into an exercise of repeating the genre’s tropes.
Landing somewhere between a tribute to “Clerks” and a daring, socially-engaged drama, “Blindspotting” is another peak of the American independent cinema in 2018.
Take a look at the best among indie films of 2018 that definitely deserve your attention.
As a fan of the first season of “True Detective” and its soundtrack, I decided to find & recommend some great blues, folk and country songs. Way to kill your cravings related to the third season!
A cinematic crusade against the corporate machines, an ode to the labor unions, a shoutout to all the oppressed and plenty more – “Sorry To Bother You” glows bright with that many colors.
As an unsettling poem about the darkness of the human mind that “The House That Jack Built” is essentially, it’s also one of the most harrowing experiences you can buy yourself for the price of a cinema ticket.
Joaquin Phoenix transcends his own acting skills in “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot” – a messy, quasi-documentary and quasi-artsy tribute to a famous American cartoonist John Callahan.
Thom Yorke’s “Suspirium” has been stuck in my head for a long time now, but it doesn’t mean it’s a good pick for a horror soundtrack. Here’s my short take on Luca Guadagnino’s ominous score.