The incredible cinematography in 1917 (2019), curated by DP Roger Deakins, was one hell of an invention. Watch the video from the film’s set, and see how difficult it was to arrive at this result. When Parasite (2019) was awarded … Continue reading How 1917 (2019) Got That Continuous Shot Illusion?
Slavic tales – a treasure chest filled with mythical creatures is about to be opened. Three feature movies about pagan demigods – Lashy, The Wild Hunt and Vodianoi – are set for production in 2020. European horror isn’t particularly strong … Continue reading A Series Of Slavic Folk Horrors Is In The Making
With 2019 behind, we can already look at the bright horizon of 2020 and its cinematic landscape. There has been a lot of great movies over these past twelve months. From independent gems to grand finales of sagas from Marvel … Continue reading 38 Movies in 2020 That We Can’t Wait To See
Best movies of 2019 picked by Cultural Hater are in! Note: The films taken into consideration in this list are all films which premiered in Poland (had at least one screening at a festival) or a streaming services worldwide. Due … Continue reading Best Movies Of 2019 – Cultural Hater’s Picks Of The Year
The symbolism of “The Lighthouse” got you confused? The Greek mythology, the seagulls, the light? What’s the meaning of all this? Here are some answers. So you have seen “The Lighthouse”. You left the screening room and have had one … Continue reading Film Analysis: The Lighthouse (2019) Explained
A second trailer of “Cats” landed on YouTube a few days ago. And the Internet is “in love” with it. Some trailers are a lot to process, right? When the new look of Sonic was revealed in its first short … Continue reading The Internet Found A New Enemy – The Two Trailers of Cats (2019)
From atmospheric horror through thriller and coming-of-age story, these Icelandic movies are all masterpieces in their own league. Iceland’s population reaches nearly 360.000 inhabitants, sprinkled over more than 100.000 km/2. Given the country’s remote location, far from the rest of … Continue reading Top 12 Icelandic Movies Of All Time
The Wrocław festival has a lot up its sleeve, and with the 10th anniversary, viewers will get a handful of exciting premieres and a fantastic retrospective of the American cinema classics. Wrocław is always on my festival circuit map, and … Continue reading American Film Festival in Wrocław Is On – Here’s What The Lineup Offers!
The most controversial film of the year has arrived. Is it a tale about morally corrupted societies? Or maybe it’s one of the most visceral images of depression Hollywood’s ever made? This article contains spoilers concerning “Joker”. It’s been a … Continue reading A Short Essay On The Twisted Morality And The Legacy of Joker (2019)
Todd Phillips’ “Joker” hit the cinemas few days ago and fans are loving it so far. And what’s a better way to show your affection than drawing up a fan art poster of your favourite movie? After its surprise win … Continue reading Fan-Made Posters of Joker (2019) Are In!
Audiophiles rejoice. Here’s what 2019 best soundtracks sound like. Music is an essential part of cinema. As Howard Shore, the brain behind soundtracks for “The Lord of The Rings” and “Se7en”, said: Music is essentially an emotional language, so you … Continue reading Best soundtracks of 2019
One of the most awaited films of 2019 has had its premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. And critics, as well as early viewers, agree – it’s a blast! As I fiddle in my seat, here in Warsaw, my thoughts … Continue reading Knives Out (2019) First Reviews Are In | TIFF 2019
Venice festival in 2019 offered a fantastic lineup, and many of the festival’s titles will soon be on everyone’s lips. So fasten your seatbelts, heat up your pencils and add those 10 most intriguing films from Biennale to your 2019 … Continue reading Top 10 Venice Films To Look Forward To | Biennale 2019
Whoever had doubts that Todd Phillips could carry the weight of DC’s most iconic villain, shall worry no more. Because the opinions, flooding today from Venice, say with one accord – “Joker” is a masterpiece. Joker is one hell of … Continue reading Joker (2019) Gets Unanimous Praise At Its Venice Premiere
Star-studded, crafted with an exceptional eye for detail, and entertaining without a trace of exhaustion, “Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood” is a lovely crowdpleaser. It also lets Quentin Tarantino embrace more reflective kind of cinema. When Quentin Tarantino announced … Continue reading Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood (2019) Is a Crowdpleaser Unlike Any of Quentin Tarantino Films Before