After the ambitious yet somehow tedious “Youth”, the Oscar-winning director plunges further down in “Loro”. The version of “Loro” that has been widely admitted to the cinematic distribution is cut out of two parts and narrowed down from 4 hours … Continue reading Paolo Sorrentino’s Loro (2018) Is Pretentious, Offensive And Ill-Conceived
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
Jason Momoa wins big in this enthralling, joyful festivity of sea monsters, tight suits and (unfortunately) disposable villains. In James Wan’s film, Aquaman (Jason Momoa who reprises the role of the sea hero after appearing in “The League of Justice”) … Continue reading Aquaman (2018) Is Pure And Intentionally Kitschy Entertainment
Let’s face it, “Bird Box” is not a good film. But its hype is worth diving into. I’ve watched “Bird Box” around the New Year’s Eve and honestly – if not for the whole #BirdBoxChallenge thing, I would have already … Continue reading Are You Wondering What The Tell Is This Bird Box (2018) Hype All About?
What’s coming to both big and small screens in 2019? Here are Cultural Hater’s picks. The beginning of a year is always an exhilarating moment. Soon we will meet the Oscar winners, the new festival darlings will start their routes, … Continue reading Which Movies and Series Will Rock 2019?
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”
What were the best films of 2018? Who deserved more recognition and what did you miss? Here’s a complete movie guide that will help out.
The bedazzling piece of existential, personal cinema, that Alfonso Cuaron serves in “Roma”, marks one of the most unique films of the year.
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.