Alfonso Cuarón in his quasi-autobiographical, intimate, but a at the same time spectacular, movie “Roma” comes back to the land of his childhood – to the titled district of Mexico City. What’s important, the journey into the past doesn’t lead...
“Irina Palm”, a tragicomedy directed by Sam Garbarski, tells a story of Maggie (amazing Marianne Faithful) – a 50-year-old woman, who used to call herself “a blowing widow” or “a middle-age slattern”. The protagonist – as it’s easy to...
Cathy (brilliant Julianne Moore) is a typical perfect housewife from the 50s – an embodiment of all stereotypes and common images of a decent woman: wearing pearls even when baking, sexually repressed, never speaking her mind (even when burning...
“The Wife”, directed by Björn Runge, is another story that proves the rightness of the sentence: “behind every great man there is a (even) great(er) woman”. The movie concentrates on the Joan (great Glenn Close) and her husband Jonathan...
Yorgos Lanthimos in his latest movie “The Favourite” takes us back to XVIII century. England is at war with France, but the camera doesn’t go to the battle field; on the contrary – it stays where the queen Anne...
Tony, a working-class Italian-American bouncer (great Viggo Mortensen), after losing a job as a body guard in one of New York clubs, becomes a chauffeur of an extravagant African-American musician (very good Mahershala Ali) that represents upper classes. Together...
“A Star Is Born”, directed by Bradley Cooper, is a tale about stars – when one is rising up to shine, another one is falling down, fading. It’s not only a law of nature, but also a basic rule...
Howard Inlet (Will Smith) is very successful man who works for a big advertising company. When his daughter dies, the man breaks down. Depressed protagonist joins the support group for those who need to mourn. He believes that there...
Young programmer Stefan Butler (very good Fionn Whitehead) seems to be a perfect embodiment of a genius outsider that deals better with complicated technologies than with basic emotions and his own life. Being inspired by the controversial book “Bandersnatch”,...
“Mickey Blue Eyes”, directed by Kelly Makin, is made of stereotypes about Italians, English people, mafia and, last but least, the world of art and at the same time makes fun of them. Briton Michael Felgate (great Hugh Grant) works...

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