Tag Archive: review

Flash Review: Before Sunset [2004]

Despite a rough, awkward start, and the fact that there’s even less of a plot now, Before Sunset is a success because the conversations between Jesse and Céline are even more fascinating. Significantly… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Conjuring [2013]

A cliché-free horror movie is as rare as a four-leaf clover, and while The Conjuring doesn’t quite get it right in that respect, it does succeed in giving us an involving, entertaining chiller,… Continue reading

Flash Review: Before Sunrise [1995]

An impossibly charming, intelectually and philosophically stimulating romance set in Vienna. The writing by Richard Linklater and Kim Krizan is genius and crackles with wit. The organic performances by Ethan Hawke and Julie… Continue reading

Debuts: Amores Perros [2000]

Hello everybody! Today, I’m a part of Debuts, hosted by Chris at Terry Malloy’s Pigeon Coop and Mark at Three Rows Back, a blogathon that puts a spotlight on the (you guessed it) debuts… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Bling Ring [2013]

Fascinating cautionary tale where Sofia Coppola again deals with the always-rich theme of emptiness, this time seen through the prism of wasted youth, both literally and figuratively. Unattended kids break in or walk… Continue reading

Kick-Ass 2 [2013]

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow Written by: Jeff Wadlow; based on the comic book by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Donald Faison, John… Continue reading

Flash Review: Now You See Me [2013]

Despite the ending not being up-to-par with the rest of the film, it’s not as bad as to spoil the whole experience (which is incredibly fun, I might add). This supremely entertaining movie… Continue reading

Flash Review: A Fish Called Wanda [1988]

Classy, hilarious comedy with a pleasant British flair. Wacky and unpredictable, A Fish Called Wanda relies on top-notch writing by Monty Python alum John Cleese and a splendid cast, where Jamie Lee Curtis… Continue reading

Incendies [2010]

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Written by: Denis Villeneuve, based on a play by Wadji Mouawad; script consulting by Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne Starring: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Rémy Girard, Abdelghafour Elaaziz You know… Continue reading

Los Amantes Pasajeros (I’m so Excited!) [2013]

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar Written by: Pedro Almodóvar Starring: Javier Cámara, Lola Dueñas, Cecilia Roth, Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Paz Vega, José María Yázpik, Carlos Areces, Raúl Arévalo, Hugo Silva, Antonio de la Torre,… Continue reading