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?
The 2019 crapfest begins early this year with “Glass”, where M. Night Shyamalan has, once again, proven he’s never been a true enfant prodige of the modern cinema. “Glass” is a direct follow-up to the events from “Split” and a … Continue reading I Really Wanted To Like Glass (2019), But It’s Truly Hopeless
From horror movies to indie darlings and Netflix’s productions – this is the summary of the worst films of 2018. Each year I am inclined to agree with my fellow critics that writing the list of the worst films is … Continue reading 10 Worst Films Of 2018
Are you a fan of very melodic, funky rap music? Looking for something to turn you into a dedicated fan? Then look no further – check out ¡Mayday!’s “Take Me To Your Leader”. When I look at ¡Mayday! now, I … Continue reading Album Review – ¡Mayday “Take Me To Your Leader”
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?