Tina is a customs agent with a nose for trouble. She can literally smell human emotions, which is a handy talent for sniffing out suspicious border crossers. But when a mysterious male traveller’s odour confounds her, she’s faced with hugely disturbing insights about who she is and what she wants.
Dead Stars: David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” and “Maps to the Stars” on Notebook | MUBI
No monsters seem more ghastly or disturbing in the films of David Cronenberg than his depiction of the rich.
How Bernard Arnault’s LVMH Legacy Resembles ‘Succession’
The Roy family in “Succession” is often compared to the Murdochs, but the Australian media giants aren’t the only family with succession drama.
‘Barry’ Ratings Quadruple on HBO Max, ‘Succession’ Hits Series High
The fourth and final seasons of ‘Barry’ and ‘Succession’ are bringing in ratings wins for HBO.
Kedi (2016) | MUBI
Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. They wander in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the city. Claiming no owners, the cats live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame–bringing joy and purpose to the people they choose to adopt.
The Body (2011) | MUBI
Leyla, a woman in her late 40s, decides to move to Istanbul after working for several years in the German adult film industry. Her opportunist producer ex-boyfriend Yılmaz takes advantage of her drug addiction to persuade her to take part in one last film.
A harsh social drama about guilt and parenthood, in his darkest film yet Thomas Vinterberg tries to recapture the simpler, more straightforward filmmaking of his earliest work
Under The Skin: Movie Review
“A genuine revelation. We may finally have an heir to Kubrick.” – LA Weekly “A grand statement on what it means to be a human being.” – Blankprojecter “It’s simply one of the most unique, original and mind-blowing movies you’ll see in a theatre all year.” – Playlist It’s rare to find a movie that has been…
Image Credit: Wild Bunch (spoiler free) Like any Gaspar Noé film, Vortex opens with its end credits. At the tail end of it, a text appears on the screen and says: “À tous ceux dont le cerveau se décomposera avant le coeur.” Translating to “To all those whose brains will decompose before their hearts.” There’s…
Aftersun (2022) Review
Paul Mescal as Calum Paterson Frankie Corio as Sophie Paterson Director: Charlotte Wells Twenty years after their last holiday at a fading vacation resort, Sophie reflects on the rare time spent with her loving and idealistic father Calum. At 11-years-old, as the world of adolescence creeps into Sophie’s view, Calum struggles…
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022) Review
A FANTASTIC TALE OF LOVE, DISOBEDIENCE, AND THE MEANING OF LIFE Throughout the many years in the filmmaking industry, Hollywood studios has had a long history of competition, which can sometimes mean producing a movie to outdo and outshine a rival studio. Because of this, some studios have on occasion create similar movies to…
The Banshees of Inisherin (2022) Review
A GREAT CHARACTER STUDY AT THE IMPASSE OF FRIENDSHIP Friends are an important part of everyday life. The intrinsic and intangible ideas of having a platonic relationship with someone (as a camaraderie companion) is beneficial and healthy building block of life, which can result in a major impact on oneself. Essentially, good friendships are…
“Navalny” Is A Must See
Remember when Putin’s nemesis Alexei Navalny was recovering in Germany following his August 2020 poisoning? Director Daniel Roher was with Navalny and his core circle during that period and he made a documentary about it that you’ve got to see to believe. It’s fascinating, terrifying, and heartening all at the same time. Have you ever…
The Fabelmans review – Steven Spielberg’s sweet but sanitised personal drama | Toronto film festival 2022 | The Guardian
Toronto film festival: the director goes back to his childhood for an endearing, if overlong, film with an Oscar-tipped Michelle Williams as his mother
TV Review: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Season 15 – LaughingPlace.com
The Gang is back in season 15 of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” trying to prove themselves woke while demonstrating that they’re still hilariously terrible people.
Avatar: The Way of Water movie review (2022) | Roger Ebert
I still believe.
‘Succession’ Season 4 Premiere Recap: Many Happy Returns – The New York Times
The Roy family is back for a fourth and final season, and everyone came out swinging. Let the humiliations begin.
Kiefer Sutherland returns to series TV with thriller ‘Rabbit Hole’
What does it take for Kiefer Sutherland, indelibly and eternally intrepid Jack Bauer in the real time series “24,” to tackle something new like “Rabbit Hole”?
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)
40 Films to Watch for the 2023 Oscars
With yet another year of movies behind us, it’s never too early to start looking ahead to next awards season! The 2022-23 season is already chock-full of big-name directors and actors vying for Academy Awards. What are some films we can expect to see in the conversation next year? Will any of these films be […]40 Films to Watch for the 2023 Oscars