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
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”
The bedazzling piece of existential, personal cinema, that Alfonso Cuaron serves in “Roma”, marks one of the most unique films of the year.
“Malevolent” is another Netflix flick that could have been something exciting, but quickly turned into an exercise of repeating the genre’s tropes.
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.
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.
Gustav Möller’s “The Guilty” is a devastating drama, where the scarcity of tools used to tell the story excavates its true worth.
Although “Blaze” is essentially a biopic, it blossoms into a charming, nicely executed love story with a deeper meaning and a picture of the American wintry blues.
Luca Guadagnino’s wet dream of becoming a “grand auteur” hit into a brick wall of “Suspiria” – suspense-lacking, glaringly ill-inspired and simply boring remake of Dario Argento’s masterpiece.