Category Archives: Music

This Is Spinal Tap Still Stands Eighteen Inches Tall

Note : 8.5 sur 10. The cultural zeitgeist of mockumentaries (or ‘rockumentaries’, if you will), a film doesn’t simply get credited with that title without some of the greatest jokes ever to be told. I don’t think I need to say anymore. But I will, because this would a very boring review if I didn’t. This […]

This Is Spinal Tap Still Stands Eighteen Inches Tall

In the Heights: An Extremely Fun Musical That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Quick Thoughts: In the Heights is an absolute blast. It puts a smile on your face, and is proof that stage musicals can be successfully translated to the big screen.  Directed by Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians, Step Up 2: The Streets, Step Up 3D), In The Heights kicks off the summer season with […]

In the Heights: An Extremely Fun Musical That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The struggle against the government. So as you can probably guess, this is about Billie Holiday (Andra Day). The feds don’t like her singing her song “Strange Fruit” since it’s about lynching. You can’t arrest someone for singing a song, so they try to bring her down for drug addiction. This is her story. Now, […]

Silencing a Song – The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

Coraci: The Wedding Singer (1998)

After perfecting his comic persona in Billy Madison, and relaxing it slightly in Happy Gilmore, Adam Sandler experimented with dissociating its two component parts in his next two films. Where he regressed even further into toddler tantrums with The Waterboy, he explored his sentimental side in The Wedding Singer, which remains his only really viable […]

Coraci: The Wedding Singer (1998)

Rahatsız Ediciliğin Doruk Noktası: Climax

Sinema izleyicisine karşı takınılması gerektiği tavır sinema tarihi boyunca tartışma konusu olmuştur. Film, izleyicisine ne tür bir deneyim sunmalıdır? Onu mutlu mu, yoksa mutsuz mu etmelidir? Filmlerin amacı duyguyu yansıtmak mıdır, yoksa izleyicinin kendi içindekine dokunmak mıdır? Sinema, estetiği itibariyle iyi ve güzel masalsı bir dille mi anlatmalıdır, yoksa bizi suratımıza yumruğu mu patlatmalıdır? Gaspar […]

Rahatsız Ediciliğin Doruk Noktası: Climax

Film Review – Sound of Metal (2019)

Title – Sound of Metal (2019) Director – Darius Marder (feature debut) Cast – Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Mathieu Amalric Plot – Drummer Ruben Stone (Ahmed) has his life turned upside down when he begins to lose his hearing, putting in jeopardy his future plans and relationship with long term girlfriend Lou (Cooke). […]

Film Review – Sound of Metal (2019)

Classic Review – Some Like it Hot (1959)

Title – Some Like it Hot (1959) Director – Billy Wilder (The Apartment) Cast – Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe Plot – Musicians for hire Joe (Curtis) and Jerry (Lemmon) go undercover as female band members after they witness a mob hit. Complicating matters is the fact both men find themselves attracted to fellow […]

Classic Review – Some Like it Hot (1959)

Cléo de 5 à 7 (1961)

Agnes Varda bu film ile zaman algımızı insanın bireyselliğinde ve genelinde ele alır ve bunu kanser tehşis sonuçlarını bekleyen ünlü bir şarkıcı ekseninde gösterir. Paris’in sokaklarında Cleo’nun oradan buraya dertli bir şekilde bekleyiş ve yolculuğunun öyküsüdür. Film çok etkileyici bir tarot okuma sekansı ile başlıyor. Cleo bir falcıdadır ve falcının ondan istediği şekilde kartlarını açmıştır. […]

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