Time is flat circle, right? It seems that with “Captain Marvel”, superhero movies came all the way back to the point they are stupendously silly, flat and forgettable. Thanks Marvel! It’s a somber night, when I left the screening for … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why “Captain Marvel” Is a Complete Mess
Dipped in the heavy, dreary sauce of “Blade Runner”, naive and childish like “The Phantom Menace” and uncomfortable to watch as anything that tries to push boundaries too hard, “Alita: Battle Angel” is a misfire, which – despite its weirdness … Continue reading Alita: Battle Angel (2019) – A Wannabee Sci-Fi Classic
“The Room” might have defined the worst films among contemporary flicks, but “Best F(r)iends” is a table-turner for the disaster artists Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau. I’ve been thinking a lot before I sat down to write this review. Most … Continue reading “Best F(r)iends” By Tommy Wiseau & Greg Sestero Is Actually Good
A creepy journalist, a soldier and a burnout detective – welcome to the list of best performances of Jake Gyllenhaal. Jake Gyllenhaal has been a quality indicator for a long time now and he’s been one of the most solid … Continue reading The Best Roles Of Jake Gyllenhaal
After debuting with “Hereditary” only last year, Ari Aster steps up the horror game in 2019 with “Midsommar”. A24, the American distributor who already gained a cult following (rather unprecedented in the film industry), begins to skew toward borderline experiences … Continue reading The Trailer Of Ari Aster’s Midsommar (2019) Looks Insane – And I Love It
In “Border”, Ali Abassi invents a world, where science fiction and fantasy coexist with reality in an unprecedented way, and by means of an ever-surprising story and fantastic chops of acting and make-up, the Swedish film keeps you on the … Continue reading In The World Of Blurred Lines – Border (2018)
“A young boy-genius befriends Tobor, a gigantic robot”. This plot synopsis doesn’t exactly sound right, does it?
“The Prodigy” attempts to make you care about the creepy-kid-going-crazy routine going on, but you’re left to yawn and (occasionally) laugh at the panache of Nicholas McCarthy’s misfire. Miles (Jackson Robert Scott) grows up much faster than his peers and … Continue reading The Prodigy (2019) Deserves No More Than A Yawn
The Argentinian horror “Aterrados” (which translates to “Terrified”) is a skilled take on a genre movie, where what’s terrifying crawls under your skin and casts a shadow over the (quite) obvious plot chaos. A suburban neighborhood in Buenos Aires is … Continue reading Terrified (2017) Delivers The Scares Despite Its Multiple Plotholes
The names and the titles that have certainly deserved more recognition in the Oscars season this year. Welcome to the Oscar Snubs in 2019. Ever since I’ve been watching the Oscar race closely, the same story was repeated. Some of … Continue reading Oscar Snubs 2019 – Who’s Missed?
Even the title tells you that Mr. Wiseau is back, stronger than ever before. Tommy Wiseau has fascinated me for a long time now. After watching “The Room” and throwing a spoon at the screen, after reading the heart-breaking “The … Continue reading Tommy Wiseau To Be Back With A Horror About Sharks Titled… BIG SHARK
Christian Bale stars “Vice” – a tendentious picture about Dick Cheney and George W. Bush’ presidency that’s less fun than it seems. “Vice” tells the story of Dick Cheney, the vice-president and the right-hand of George W. Bush. The film … Continue reading Adam McKay’s Vice (2018) – A First-Class Propaganda Film