Film: Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life

Film: Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life

Now the Brexit is a hot topic, the absurd humor of the Monty Python’s make more sense than ever. The creators of the ministry of silly walks and other glorious moments of TV history. The Meaning of Life is a musical of 1983 full of sketches and comic situations about the searching of the meaning of life, asking to the Catholic church and other interesting “characters”. Fun guaranteed!

Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace

Classics will never die. When a film is good can stand the test of time, and that is what happens with Arsenic and Old Lace, a movie from 1944 starred by the seductive Cary Grant. The Frank Capra’s dark comedy tells the story of a theater critic who visits his aunts before going on a honeymoon with his wife. He will discover some disturbing secrets that will change his perspective about his relatives. Based on a Joseph Kesselring’s play with the same name, Arsenic and Old Lace have all the ingredients…

Film: The Death of Stallin

Film: The Death of Stallin

A film including Steve Buscemi can’t be disappointing. The actor form part of the The Death of Stalin# casting, a film directed by Armando Iannucci. The film is a satire based on the French graphic novel “La mort de Staline” and show the power struggles after the death of the Soviet and revolutionary Josef Stalin. Described as a “madness movie”, the film depicts grotesque and absurd events that seem unreal, but actually are based on well-researched facts. Ridiculous dialogues and slapstick scenes to talk about dictators, evils and other demons…

Film: Jane

Film: Jane

Jane Goodall is probably one of the most, if not the most, known primatologist of the world. She has spent most of her life in the Gombe Stream National Park in Africa studying chimpanzees and their social and emotional interactions. She found out that they interact with each other as well as human beings do, an insists in all of her career, that humans and primates have more things in common apart from genetics. Distributed by National Geographic, Jane is a biographical documentary about her life and her particular way…

Film: I, Tonya

Film: I, Tonya

One of the sensations of the year, I, Tonya, recounts the story of Tonya Harding, one of the best figure skater of all the times. Her career was truncated after being accused of an attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan before the Winter Olympics. Margot Robbie stars this incredible film about an incredible and complexed person. As Sufjan Stevens says about her: “At the end of the day, Tonya Harding was just an ordinary woman with extraordinary talent and a tireless work ethic who set out to do her very best. She…

Film: The Florida Project

Film: The Florida Project

Awarded at Cannes Film Festival, The Florida Project is a tremendous drama about life on the fringes of US community. The director, Sean Baker, tells the story of people who have no chance from the perspective of a six-year-old child called Moonee (played by Brooklynn Prince) who lives with her mother in a motel in Kissimmee, Florida, near Walt Disney World. Willem Dafoe stars the film as the manager of the motel with possibly one of the best roles of his career. Out of Dafoe, this independent film count with…

The Shape Of Water

The Shape Of Water

Love can be strange sometimes. And as they said, love is blind. The Shape Of Water is the Guillermo del Toro‘s new film, about a weird relationship between Elisa, a mute cleaner in a secret government laboratory, and a humanoid-amphibian creature who lives in a tank. Del Toro was inspired by his memories of the film Creature From The Black Lagoon, and at the beginning, he wanted to tell the story from the perspective of the creature, but this idea was rejected by the studio executives, so finally the story…

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Mildred Hayes is a mother who rents three billboards to draw the attention about the unsolved crime of her daughter. This is the plot of the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a drama and a black comedy starring by Frances McDormand as Hayes and also  Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell in the cast. The screenwriter and director Martin McDonagh won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay for this film. It also has received other awards at the Golden Globe, such as Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Motion Picture, among others,…

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

Some critics have said that Call Me By Your Name is one of the most beautiful films of the past year. The movie, directed by Luca Guadagnino, had been nominated for the Oscars as the best picture of the last year, and also was nominated for the Golden Globes. The film received very good reviews in its world premiere at Sundance on January 2017, as well as in other festivals around the world like the Berlinale. Luca Guadagnino completes with Call Me By Your Name his trilogy of desire, which began with…

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Being the director of one of the worst films ever made is not easy. Tommy Wiseau holds this doubtful honor thanks to The Room, a film he made in 2003 and was shown internationally since then. James Franco watched this catastrophic work of art and decided he wanted to do a film about Wiseau and the shooting of the film. With this idea, The Disaster Artist was born in 2017, a film, a biography, and a tribute to Wiseau’s work. This story began when Greg Sestero (author of the book…