Noah Baumbach is becoming an expert in these quirky little movies… MoreNoah Baumbach is becoming an expert in these quirky little movies centered on irritating characters who are seen as inexplicably relatable by the public (like Frances Ha), and though it is funny and enjoyable, I really can't relate to most of its ideology that young people are idiots.
A delicate and tremendously sweet coming-of-age story that had me… MoreA delicate and tremendously sweet coming-of-age story that had me smiling the whole time thanks to its sensibility and adorable characters - and Ribeiro directs it with an impressive confidence, expanding the short film that it is based on into a much more nuanced narrative.
A thought-provoking and deeply disturbing film that exposes the… MoreA thought-provoking and deeply disturbing film that exposes the harmful side of religion and faith, directed with a noteworthy formal rigor in mostly static long takes and with a skillful mise-en-scŤne that underlines the overwhelming pressure the protagonist is living under.
A decent family movie for parents to bring their kids to the theaters.… MoreA decent family movie for parents to bring their kids to the theaters. It doesn't really offer anything about these felines that we have not seen before on the Discovery Channel but is still good fun, with nice images and good sound design.
The breathtaking miniseries that started the series, featuring a… MoreThe breathtaking miniseries that started the series, featuring a steady direction, great dialogue and elegant long takes. Through a fascinating universe, it raises moral issues with intelligence, keeping the focus always on the characters and the human aspect of the battle.
A clumsy copy of that Spider Man movie released only a decade before,… MoreA clumsy copy of that Spider Man movie released only a decade before, taking an infinitude of time to retell the same thing. The 3D (original, not converted) is so useless and badly done, while the story is ruined by pathetic motivations from both the hero and the cartoonish villain.
Panahi dodges his 20-year ban in secrecy with this revealing and… MorePanahi dodges his 20-year ban in secrecy with this revealing and highly provocative piece of cinema veritť that says a lot about Iranian society in general and even finds the most perfect moment to comment on the absurd censorship rules imposed on artistic freedom in Iran.
A more than impressive debut for John Maclean, who revisits the… MoreA more than impressive debut for John Maclean, who revisits the Western genre in an intense story about a long gone time of violence and death, showing the West in its raw brutality but with a lot of dark humor, and backed by a beautiful cinematography and great sound design.
A careful, slow-burning drama that knows how to wonderfully explore… MoreA careful, slow-burning drama that knows how to wonderfully explore the desolate landscape of the Algerian desert and has a quietly intense Viggo Mortensen at the center of a narrative that surprises us as we realize in the end how involved we have become with its characters.
It is a sad account of an incredibly talented yet tragic artist who… MoreIt is a sad account of an incredibly talented yet tragic artist who fell victim to drugs and self-destruction, but the film disappoints and seems more like a mere collage of archive footage and interviews to create a relatively superficial narrative of her life and not much else.