How many dumb ways to die you know? Andrew Neimann from ‘Whiplash’ can imagine only two kinds of death. You die drunk, broke at 34 and have people at a dinner table talk about you or you die rich...
‘The Elephant Man’ sounds like the title of a typical family movie with human and not-human creatures that live in something more than realistic symbiosis. It sounds like a story of one magical weirdo, or one guy that was...
This small town would be better defined as not-city because its structure seems to be built on the principle of negation. It reminds architectural plan, which - according to the logic of the absurd – was settled by people....
Have you ever heard about  the god of carnage, whose rule's been unchallenged since time immemorial? Roman Polański had. But his ‘Carnage’ is not a horror, but a dark, (and by the way brilliant) comedy. A man doesn’t have...
‘Paris, Texas’ is a story of one impossible love. She loved him, but all she dreamed about was escape. He loved her, more than he ever felt possible, but in the same time he was killing her softly. Sometimes...
‘Suture’ is a neo-noir thriller. And that’s how David Siegel and Scott McGehee (better known as directors of ‘What Maisie Knew’ and ‘Bee Season’) debuted. Their first movie seems to be a film experiment – they mix so many...
Michael Stone (the main character of ‘Anomalisa’), an author that specializes in customer service, is a man who embodiments a caricatured image of another lost generation. ‘Lost’ means not vanished but disoriented, wandering, and directionless. What’s important – this...
Michael Haneke in ‘Funny Games’ plays with the image of ‘tame’, pure, meaningless violence. Impeccability of space, in which  a series of acts of brutality take place, increases the feeling of fear. Torturers are using the script of crime,...
‘Psycho’ is built on the principle of conflicted duality. The main tension is situated between life and death.  The whole story is infected with the permanent presence of death.  Sick, marked by stigma of inanity psyche of Norman (Anthony...
Sam has been trying very hard to make friends, but he feels people don’t like his personality. Suzy always wished she was an orphan. Most of her favourite characters are, and she thinks their lives are more special. Sam’s...

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