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“My Octopus Teacher” Video Review “Isn’t It Classical Love Story Between Man and Octopus”?

Above the Line vs Below the Line.   Episode 2 : Film Critic vs Film Critic Film Critic : Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Works as film critic and journalist who covers stories about culture and sustainability. With a degree in Political Sciences, a Master’s in Screenwriting & Film Production, and studies at the Lee Strasberg Theatre &…

The Man Who Sold His Skin, A Satire Of The Art World Unveils The Faustian Commodification Of Humans — Film Review

The Man Who Sold His Skin, written and directed by Tunisian Kaouther Ben Hania, was one of the major successes at the 77th Venice Film Festival, winning two prizes in the Horizions/Orizzonti section: Yahya Mahayni received the Best Actor Award, and the film also got the Edipo Re Award. The film now races for the…

Hope, A Cinematic “Uff da” For Maria Sødahl’s Cancer Survival Story  – Film Review 

Hope is the latest cinematic endeavour by Norwegian film director and screenwriter Maria Sødahl. The film was chosen as Norway’s Official Selection and Shortlisted Entry for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards. From the very beginning, the film plunges us into the strife of Anja, her partner Tomas, and their six children,…

The Father, A Poetic Stream Of Consciousness Of A Withering Mind — Film Review

The Father is a 2020 drama film co-written and directed by Florian Zeller, that takes spectators on a delicate journey through the windmills of a human mind, one that is shattering to pieces. The film marks Zeller’s feature debut, with the adaptation of his 2012 play Le Père — which won in 2014 the Molière…

“Voyagers” video review : “Is it Lord of the Flies in Space”? Episode 1 : Filmmaker vs Film Critic

Above the Line vs Below the Line.   Episode 1 : Filmmaker vs Film Critic Filmmaker : Victoria Negri Victoria is an award-winning filmmaker and ultra marathon runner. Her feature directorial debut, Gold Star – which she wrote, directed, produced and acted in -features Oscar-nominated actor Robert Vaughn in his last on-screen performance. online pharmacy valtrex…

Concrete Cowboy, Portrait of a Place and Feeling – Film Review

There are communities that exist throughout the country and the world which function differently even from the areas directly surrounding them. Specific interests and a way of life may change how things look or feel, and may just be a major component of what is important to residents. That can look just slightly unlike the…

Godzilla Vs. Kong Vs. Audiences

Things people don’t want in their movies; cliché characters, tired storytelling, too much exposition, bloated runtimes. Things people do want in their movies; big creatures punching each other into oblivion. Since the resurgence of the Godzilla/Kong cinema universe, audiences seem to feel they haven’t had enough of the latter. While the new Godzilla Vs. Kong…

Bob Odenkirk Is a Violent Nobody – Film Review

Monotony can drive people to a breaking point. Going through the same boring and unfulfilling routine day after day is likely to result in the gradual building of resentment towards the world that denies them the opportunity for satisfaction and true happiness. People tend to lash out at individuals or groups they feel are to…

SXSW Review: Grand Jury Prize Winner ‘The Fallout’

School shootings have, unfortunately, become an all-too-recognizable facet of American society. Their prevalence and the lack of adequate political action taken to curb access to firearms has resulted in the deaths of far too many young people. The effects surviving such an ordeal has on those present when a previously safe zone is invaded have…

SXSW Review: In the Same Breath

It’s not easy to find something that the whole world knows about and can relate to, and the coronavirus pandemic is one of the few exceptions. Yet for something that’s traveled from continent to continent and infected millions of people, there’s so much that’s still not known about it and a tremendous amount of misinformation…

SXSW Review: Not Going Quietly

Activism involves fighting for a cause, and very often advocating for those who cannot do so themselves. It’s easiest for people to internalize injustices when they are the ones being discriminated against or oppressed in some way. True passion can motivate people to speak out on behalf of someone else and for something that they…