Category Archives: Genre

Kelebeğin Rüyası (The Butterfly’s Dream)

By Divina Sethi Kelebeğin Rüyası (The Butterfly’s Dream) is a 2013 Turkish romantic drama. It is based on the tragic true story of  struggling poets Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu and Rüştü Onurx, played by (the gorgeous) Kivanc Tatlitug (Kuzey Guney, Ask i memnu, Kurt Seyit ve Sura) and Mert Firat (The Water Diviner, Baska Dilde Ask) […]

Kelebeğin Rüyası (The Butterfly’s Dream)

Navalny: An Ongoing Thriller

By C.J. Hirschfield (January 17, 2023) Two years ago, an extraordinary documentary on Russian opposition party leader Alexei Navalny was recorded. The film has just been released; he has not. Having been charged with everything from fraud to having created an extremist group “with the purpose of inciting hatred toward officials and oligarchs,” he currently […]

Navalny: An Ongoing Thriller

Dresdner Philharmonie auf der Leinwand

Das Orchester wird im Kinofilm “TÁR” zum Hollywood-Star Es ist das Must See dieses Jahres! Die Dresdner Philharmonie in der Rolle der Berliner Philharmoniker im Hollywood-Streifen “TÁR”. Der Film mit Cate Blanchett und Nina Hoss in den Hauptrollen (Foto: Screenshot) läuft seit Donnerstag (2.3.) auch in den deutschen Kinos. Er erzählt die Geschichte der Dirigentin […]

Dresdner Philharmonie auf der Leinwand

Film Review: The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Inisherin is a (fictional) island off the coast of Ireland. It is 1923. The civil war (“A bad do, that.”) can be heard but, on the island, there is nothing to do but toddle off down the pub or gossip in the general store, saving up the details for confession. And, in this world, Colm, […]

Film Review: The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Martin McDonagh is one of our greatest living playwrights, with his work being widely produced, from the sacred stages of Broadway to the smallest public theatres in Asia, and everywhere in between, his penchant for darkly comical morality tales being the source of many fascinating discussions under the direction of a range of artists who […]

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Ship of fools: ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Listening to a Russian oligarch and an American luxury yacht captain drunkenly exchange clichés about socialism versus capitalism over the ship’s PA system strikes me as farce without tragedy — and the joke is that it’s Woody Harrelson as the captain whose aggressive about socialism and the Russian who sounds like an OAN reporter. Good […]

Ship of fools: ‘Triangle of Sadness’

THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

Style is half the picture. Story is the other half. William Shakespeare’s 17th-century play, The Tragedie of Macbeth, might be one of the greatest stories ever penned. If not, it’s at least one of the most durable. The desire for power, the ruthlessness of rule, and the all-consuming descent into madness that comes with conspiracy and […]

THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

Richard Ayoade & Rupert Friend Added To Wes Anderson’s ‘Henry Sugar’ Adaptation

When it comes to Wes Anderson and his star-studded casts, bigger is always better. According to a Deadline exclusive, Rupert Friend and Richard Ayoade are now the latest leading lads to join the eccentric director’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar. Previous casting announcements for the Netflix original film have seen […]

Richard Ayoade & Rupert Friend Added To Wes Anderson’s ‘Henry Sugar’ Adaptation

All Creatures Great And Small to continue for another two seasons

Channel 5 in the UK and Masterpiece in the US have announced the new version of All Creatures Great And Small has been commissioned for a third and fourth season. The show, which stars Nicholas Ralph, Samuel West and Rachel Shenton, has proven to be a ratings hit in the UK, with the first season […]

All Creatures Great And Small to continue for another two seasons

Don’t Look Up (2021)

A hilariously satirical disaster epic that pokes fun at the media, government incompetence, and capitalist excess. Don’t Look Up is a satirical, science-fiction disaster movie where two scientists discover a comet, a “planet killer”, that will directly hit Earth and destroy all of human civilization. Their efforts to warn and save humanity are hindered by politics, […]

Don’t Look Up (2021)