“Pain and Glory” is a testament to Almodovar’s art – a personal, existential tale based on loose memoirs, people and places. When acclaimed directors reach a certain age, they’re often tempted to become more sentimental and reflective in their last … Continue reading Pain and Glory (2019) – A Moving Portrait of Pedro Almodovar
HBO’s “Chernobyl” has been widely praised, widely criticized too. In this article, Cultural Hater looks into the grounds for criticism of the series, as well as its praiseworthy craftsmanship. In this article, I deep-dive into: Criticism of “Chernobyl” Real commentary … Continue reading HBO’s “Chernobyl” – The Fiction, The True & The Contemporary Importance of The Series
The bedazzling piece of existential, personal cinema, that Alfonso Cuaron serves in “Roma”, marks one of the most unique films of the year.
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Gustav Möller’s “The Guilty” is a devastating drama, where the scarcity of tools used to tell the story excavates its true worth.
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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.
Continue reading “Blaze (2018) Captures The Undeniable Charm Of Country As A Way Of Living”
In this very sparse drama by Raul Arevalo, the inevitability of whats coming next is what truly resonates in the film.
Continue reading “Pay For My Grief – The Fury Of A Patient Man (2016)”
“Girl”, a debut feature by Lukas Dhont, is a tremendously executed drama about self-acceptance.
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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.
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The director of “The Gift” and a prolific actor turns to a topic, which can bring him his first Oscar nomination.
Continue reading “Is Joel Edgerton’s New Film Called “Boy Erased” An Oscar Bait?”
A thought-provoking horror, Steven Soderbergh’s trash-fest and John Travolta’s miserable attempt at reviving his career. Welcome to the weekly update by Cultural Hater.
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Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is on par with the most renown dramas about journalism.
Continue reading “War On The Freedom Of Speech – The Post (2018)”