Pour Elle [2008]

Pour Elle is a well-constructed French thriller that’s, at the same time, a pleasing, exciting actioner and a harrowing drama. Excellent cinematography by Alain Duplantier and outstanding work from leads Vincent Lindon and… Continue reading

The Brothers Bloom [2008]

The Brothers Bloom possesses nearly every attribute I search for in a film: it’s whimsical, quirky and visually arresting. It features fantastic costume design and score. It’s very funny in an offbeat manner,… Continue reading

Happy Oscars’ Eve! [Pt. II]

Here’s my ranking of this year’s nominees in the acting categories (and Best Picture). Not an accurate forecast of Sunday’s results, but just my appreciation for the work of this talented thespians.

Happy Oscars’ Eve! [Pt. I]

As the Academy Awards draw ever closer, and officially end the 2010 movie year, I share with you my own Top 10 with what I consider the finest achievements in film on that… Continue reading

Inception [2010]

An effective summer blockbuster “for the thinking man”. A smart action thriller. It may sound clichéd, but ‘Inception’ is a film that really makes you think, that provokes the intellect; therefore, it is… Continue reading

El Secreto de sus Ojos [2009]

Utterly winning Argentinean film has been setting records from the get-go. First Argentine film to be released on Blu-Ray, second biggest-selling film in that country, as well as the second entry from Argentina… Continue reading

Girl, Interrupted [1999]

Although it boasts a killer script, adapted from the memoir by Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted’s iconic female cast is what makes this film so riveting. Winona Ryder as Kaysen, Angelina  Jolie in her… Continue reading

The Company Men [2010]

Realistic, poignant film on the volatility of the economic system, jobs, money and security, with spectacular cinematography by Roger Deakins and a first-rate male cast, where Chris Cooper, Craig T. Nelson and particularly… Continue reading

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger [2010]

His latest film may not be one of his best, but it’s still very Woody Allen. Sort of a lighter follow-up to Vicky Cristina Barcelona, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is… Continue reading

Let Me In [2010]

Matt Reeves’s version of Swedish arthouse hit Låt den rätte komma in. This American version possesses an even creepier atmosphere, and from the beginning you know it’s much more entertainment-oriented. Although their visuals… Continue reading