With a lovely, simple animation in pencil and crayon full of blank… MoreWith a lovely, simple animation in pencil and crayon full of blank spaces contrasted with a kaleidoscope of images to show a world seen through the eyes of a child, this is an impressive story that grows to become a relevant commentary, even if it is not really subtle to do so.
Russian Ark should be remembered not only as a breathtaking logistic… MoreRussian Ark should be remembered not only as a breathtaking logistic accomplishment that knocked me off my chair with its stunning single take using a Steadicam and digital technology, but also as a sumptuous travel through Russian history and an unforgettable homage to the Hermitage Museum and to Art itself.
An adorable and refreshing comedy that works so well due to the… MoreAn adorable and refreshing comedy that works so well due to the captivating performances put in by Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray, and it proves to be very well directed and relies on a unique, quirky sense of humor that is Wes Anderson's trademark style.
The plot is indeed predictable and not one bit remarkable for that… MoreThe plot is indeed predictable and not one bit remarkable for that matter, but still this is a somewhat decent (and well-edited) thriller that benefits a lot from some good performances, which hold us in our seats as we see the story unveil like a fine poker game.
A solid but conventional action thriller like many others made in the… MoreA solid but conventional action thriller like many others made in the 1980s, oscillating unevenly between efficient moments and scenes that simply do not work - and even if relying on a lot of coincidences and with a ridiculous villain, it offers great performances from Voight and Roberts.
A decent and tense horror film that is well paced and relies on a good… MoreA decent and tense horror film that is well paced and relies on a good cast, turning a rather silly premise into something surprisingly terrifying. It is only a shame that it ends on such an unsatisfying conclusion (I prefer the alternative ending).
An appealing melancholy comedy whose strength lies in how its… MoreAn appealing melancholy comedy whose strength lies in how its eccentric characters are so well constructed inside this strange story that invests in an offbeat atmosphere (as if out of a dreamlike version of New York) to tackle matters like loneliness and amends.
This jingoistic silliness was obviously made to show the Americans… MoreThis jingoistic silliness was obviously made to show the Americans overthrowing the Russians during the Cold War but what is even worse is that in the end it seems like nothing but a ridiculous montage of musical video clips without any passion or good drama.
Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay offer two astonishing performances in… MoreBrie Larson and Jacob Tremblay offer two astonishing performances in what is one of the best and most intelligent representations of Plato's cave that I remember seeing (and I love the scope of its philosophical ambitions), told from the point of view of a child who has never seen the world beyond a room.
An excellent ensemble cast film whose main strength lies in its superb… MoreAn excellent ensemble cast film whose main strength lies in its superb performances and a fascinating, well-written narrative that recounts the efforts of a group of committed journalists to get to the bottom and expose a revolting truth - something that is sadly becoming so rare nowadays.