“Strange Days” or how our decade has already been analyzed in 1995.

In 1995, it was released a movie which at the time was quite panned by the critics (apart from Roger Ebert who included it in his Top 10 of the year) and almost destroyed the career of Kathryn Bigelow, who then went to become the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Director, fourteen…

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“The Night of the Iguana”, a tale of lost souls

A strange group of visitors arrive at the Mexican hostel managed by recently widowed Maxine (Anna Gunn). There are some young school girls led by strict Miss Fletwood (Finty Williams)  who have been guided by former priest now tormented tourist guide, Reverend Shannon (Clive Owen), an old acquaintance of Maxine. And there is the naive…

LFF: “Out of Blue”or a crime story about connections

Based on Martin Amis novel Night Train, this poignant mix of crime movie and drama is the new creation by surprising director Carol Morley whose passion for eerie stories and female characters already emerged with her previous The Falling.  Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is investigating on the mysterious death of an astrophysicist (Mamie Gummer). Her research will soon try to get…

LFF: “Suspiria” by Luca Guadagnino. A variation on a theme by Dario Argento.

An important premise: it’s pointless to compare the original Suspiria by Dario Argento with this version just released by Call Me By Your Name acclaimed director Luca Guadagnino as this one is more a variation on a theme created by Dario Argento and Daria Nicolodi. The original plot, which sees the young Suzy Bannion (Dakota Johnson) join the Markos…