Transilvania 2015. Slow West: An absurdist and disconnected Western

The Scottish musician turned filmmaker, John Maclean, has already made two shorts with Michael Fassbender (Man on a Motorcycle and Pitch Black Heist) and now, his first feature, Slow West, is a critically acclaimed hit that has had its first festival bow at this year’s Sundance Film Festival where it won the World Cinema Dramatic … Continue reading Transilvania 2015. Slow West: An absurdist and disconnected Western

Transilvania 2015. Still Alice: Of the endurance of one’s personality in the face of declining health

36 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease today and Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s critically acclaimed and Academy Award winning warm and compassionate film Still Alice has already moved so many of us. The film premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival before being subsequently screened at many festivals around the world, including … Continue reading Transilvania 2015. Still Alice: Of the endurance of one’s personality in the face of declining health

Avengers: Age of Ultron: The road to world safety is paved with good intentions

Three years after saving New York City from a galactic apocalypse, Marvel’s superhero gang once again finds the weight of the world (or an airborne chunk of Eastern Europe) on their stalwart shoulders in Avengers: Age of Ultron, a blockbuster that is heavy on destructive action but rich in humor and human emotions. Writer/director Joss … Continue reading Avengers: Age of Ultron: The road to world safety is paved with good intentions

Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of”: A trip down memory lane for every diehard fan who grew up with the band

Two decades after they declared they’ve “got it goin’ on” in their debut single, the Backstreet Boys are still goin’ on indeed and they are back to prove it with not only a 20th Anniversary album, “In a World Like This”, and a tour that started in 2013, but also with a documentary titled Backstreet … Continue reading Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of”: A trip down memory lane for every diehard fan who grew up with the band

Comet: An unconventional and very special rom-com

Comet is Sam Esmail’s directorial debut that had its first festival bow at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival. Comet is an ambitious, intense, funny, well-written and well-acted indie that uses a whimsical time-jumping calendar to outline five crucial points in a six-year relationship. Unlike most romantic films, it keeps you guessing while at the same … Continue reading Comet: An unconventional and very special rom-com