The title of Don Roos’s production – “Love and Other Impossible Pursuits” could suggest that it’s another romantic comedy, in which the protagonists must face many different difficulties and complications to achieve the state of desired happiness. In this...
“I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”, directed by Macon Blair, is a black comedy in which the presented reality reminds of an unlawful, disorganised place that seems to be a reverse of normal order – a...
When the most famous of Scott’s Fitzgerald’s books “The Great Gatsby” was published, it was considered the most complete picture of so called “lost generation” that was entering the adulthood in the years of the First Wold War. Its...
“Genius”, directed by Michael Grandage, is a fact-based story of Max Perkins (very good Colin Firth), who is a pretty famous literary editor that supports young writers on their way to the success in the demanding and cruel world...
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“Freedom of speech” is a basis of both – democracy and dialogue, but at the same time it becomes a cliché that radical groups that represent nationalism, racism, homophobia, and anti-Semitism use to justify hate speech. The movie “Denial”,...
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Martin Vail (very good Richard Gere) is a cynical attorney that seems to be almost as popular as top movie stars. In the first part of the movie “Primal Fear”, directed by Gregory Hoblit, he is presented as a...
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