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
A mixed bag of great visuals, under-developed characters and Dan Gilroy’s ambition that needed more thought put into the execution. Paintings of an unknown artist Vetril Dease are retrieved by accident after their owner mysteriously dies. Soon, they become the … Continue reading The Could-Have-Been-Great Attempt At Satire/Horror – Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
A brilliant piece of refreshing storytelling from the Argentinian director Luis Ortega, “El Angel” charms and seduces in the most unexpected ways and moments. Carlitos (debuting Lorenzo Ferro) is a charming teenager, who enjoys… breaking the law. One day, Carlos … Continue reading El Angel (2018) – A Cherub’s Dans Macabre
The creme de la creme of the minimalist movie posters. Minimalism is essentially a design philosophy, which started in the late 70s in the U.S. The main idea of it is to get rid of all the unnecessary details and … Continue reading 30 Best Minimalist Movie Posters
If you have ever dreamt of Mads Mikkelsen wearing an eyepatch for the fourth time in his movie career, watch “Polar” on Netflix. Other than that, skip it for your own mental health. Mads Mikkelsen plays a solemn hitman Duncan … Continue reading Yes, Polar (2019) On Netflix Is As Bad As You’ve (Probably) Heard
The 2019 award season was one of the most boring and uninteresting in years. What happened to the Oscar nominees? The best films of the last year, according to the choices of the beloved Academy, included a plain biopic drama … Continue reading The Most Boring Oscar Nominees In Years?