The best reviewed, discussed and seem-to-be-great great movies of this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Prepare your watchlist to be expanded. “Parasite” will give the creeps. Korean-style. And with Palme d’Or. Do you remember “Snowpiercer”? One of the most criminally underrated … Continue reading Cannes 2019 Roundup
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 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
Not many filmmakers are capable of dividing the audiences as much as the Grand French Provocateur – Gaspar Noe.
Continue reading “Climax (2018) – Sex, Drugs, Rock & Noe”
“Girl”, a debut feature by Lukas Dhont, is a tremendously executed drama about self-acceptance.
Continue reading “A Short Story Of Self-Acceptance – Girl (2018)”
The Korean “Burning” is a slow-paced, hypnotising tale about the vanity of life, blended in a mix of psychological drama and crime thriller.
Continue reading “The Way You Look At Fire – Burning (2018)”
Spike Lee’s anti-racism manifesto is an emotionally packed drama, enriched by sharp dialogues and prominent acting. It’s as exhilarating and uncanny as sad and hope-devastating.
Continue reading “Racism Begets Racism – BlacKkKlansman (2018)”
Ciro Guerra’s impeccable visual artistry is the strongest feature of “Birds Of Passage”, but the rest quickly consumes its entire fuel reserves.
Continue reading “The Seed Of The Fratricidal War – Birds Of Passage (2018)”
The Cannes 2018 is over and – according to many various voices – it was one hell of a lineup.
Continue reading “Cannes 2018 Roundup – Films To Keep In Mind”
Only once in a while, there happens a movie so invigorating in philandering with genres.
Continue reading “Hell of a good time – Good Time (2017)”