Archive - 2023/06

What to Watch? - "Sisu" (2022)

June 1, 2023, 5:39 a.m. Recommendations

"Sisu" (2022) - An emotionally engaging film that beautifully captures Finnish culture and the resilience of the human spirit, despite minor pacing issues and unexplored subplots.

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"Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque)" (2010)

June 2, 2023, 5:45 a.m. Recommendations

"Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque)" (2010) - A daring and moving tribute to the iconic French musician Serge Gainsbourg. Its unconventional narrative and stunning visuals mirror the life of its bold,

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What to Watch? - "The Covenant" (2023)

June 3, 2023, 6:34 a.m. Recommendations

"The Covenant" (2023) is a gripping military drama showcasing the abandonment of Afghans by the US. It features strong performances from Jake Gyllenhaal and Dar Salim

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"Unveiling the Shadows: An In-depth Analysis of Nordic Noir and Its Signature Elements"

June 3, 2023, 6:42 a.m. Nordic Noir

An exploration of the dark and brooding crime fiction genre known as Nordic Noir, focusing on its distinctive characteristics, social commentary, and a selection of key films.

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Ooh… You Are Awful, 1972

June 4, 2023, 6:56 a.m.

Step into the world of '70s British humor with "Ooh... You Are Awful" (1972), a delightful comedy featuring con men, clever disguises, and a treasure hunt like no other.

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Daily Movie Selection: "Spirited Away" (2001)

June 5, 2023, 8:27 a.m. Recommendations

Dive into the magical world of "Spirited Away" (2001), Hayao Miyazaki's unforgettable masterpiece. A tale of courage, friendship, and transformation set in a bustling spirit realm.

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"Tomie: Saishuu-shô - kindan no kajitsu", 2002

June 6, 2023, 4:43 a.m. Recommendations

Delve into the mysterious world of "Tomie: Forbidden Fruit" (2002), a psychological J-horror film exploring obsession, identity, and teenage angst. This installment offers a unique

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Unsure What to Watch? - "Short Cuts", 1993

June 7, 2023, 5:15 a.m. Recommendations

"Short Cuts" (1993) is a poignant ensemble film by Robert Altman that masterfully interweaves several Raymond Carver stories, painting a picture of the human condition that remains as relevant today

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Le Mouton enragé" (1974)

June 8, 2023, 4:59 a.m. Recommendations

"Le Mouton enragé" (1974) is a stylish and sharp social satire from director Michel Deville, exploring the corrupting nature of power and wealth in the world of 1970s Parisian society.

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Daily Movie Selection: "Bully" (2001)

June 9, 2023, 5:21 a.m. Recommendations

"Bully" (2001) is a disturbing crime drama based on a true story, exploring the grim consequences of bullying through a group of teenagers' decision to retaliate against their abuser.

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Unsure What to Watch? - "Crash" (1996)

June 10, 2023, 5:26 a.m. Recommendations

"Crash" (1996) is a provocative drama directed by David Cronenberg, exploring a subculture that intertwines car crashes with sexual fetishism. The film offers a daring examination of desire

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What to Watch? - "Jeux d'enfants" (2003)

June 11, 2023, 5:35 a.m. Recommendations

"Jeux d'enfants" (2003) is a French romantic comedy-drama exploring a lifelong game of dares between two friends. The film, directed by Yann Samuell

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Daily Movie Selection: "Green Snake" (1993)

June 12, 2023, 5 a.m. Recommendations

"Green Snake" (1993) is a visually striking Hong Kong fantasy film by Tsui Hark, reinterpreting a classical Chinese legend. The story of two snake spirits striving for humanity is a blend of horror.

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Unsure What to Watch? - "Nomadland" (2020)

June 13, 2023, 5:09 a.m. Recommendations

"Nomadland" (2020) is a poignant drama about a woman's journey through America as a modern-day nomad. The film, directed by Chloé Zhao and starring Frances McDormand, offers an intimate and authentic

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After Hours" (1985)

June 14, 2023, 5:17 a.m. Recommendations

After Hours" (1985), directed by Martin Scorsese, is a black comedy following a New Yorker's surreal night of misadventures in downtown Manhattan.

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Beanpole (2019)

June 15, 2023, 5:17 a.m. Recommendations

"Beanpole" (2019) is a Russian historical drama set in post-WWII Leningrad, exploring the impacts of war on human psyche and relationships. Directed by Kantemir Balagov

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"One from the Heart" (1981)

June 16, 2023, 7:15 a.m. Recommendations

"One from the Heart" (1981) is an innovative romantic musical by Francis Ford Coppola, set in Las Vegas, featuring stunning visuals and a memorable Tom Waits' soundtrack.

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"København findes ikke / Copenhagen Doesn't Exist" (2023)

June 17, 2023, 7:30 a.m. Recommendations

"Copenhagen Doesn't Exist" (2023) is a compelling exploration of memory and manipulation, unraveled through the eyes of a man haunted by his missing girlfriend's past. An unexpected twist finale await

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Crying Freeman (1988 - 1994)

June 18, 2023, 8:02 a.m. Recommendations

"Crying Freeman" - an intriguing manga series turned into an anime and live-action film, explores the struggle of Yo Hinomura, a forced assassin who sheds tears pre and post his assassinations, embody

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"Dead Ringers", (1988)

June 19, 2023, 5:17 a.m. Recommendations

"Dead Ringers" (1988) Review: David Cronenberg's masterful exploration of identity and obsession featuring Jeremy Irons in a spellbinding dual role.

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"Zlatovláska" (1973)

June 20, 2023, 5:27 a.m. Recommendations

"Zlatovláska" (1973) Review: A journey into the heart of Czechoslovak fantasy cinema with this timeless and enchanting adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel."

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Daily Movie Selection: "Malina", 1990

June 21, 2023, 5:11 a.m. Recommendations

Delve into the labyrinth of the human psyche with 'Malina' (1990), a surreal, thought-provoking film directed by Werner Schroeter. Explore the complexities of love, identity, and existential dread

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What to Watch? - "Stress-es tres-tres", 1968

June 22, 2023, 5:33 a.m. Recommendations

"Embark on a psychological journey with 'Stress-es tres-tres' (1968), a Spanish drama that explores the depths of guilt, fear, and paranoia. The film, directed by Carlos Saura.

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"À travers la forêt", 2005

June 23, 2023, 5:38 a.m. Recommendations

Experience a poignant journey of grief and longing with 'À travers la forêt' (2005). This French drama, directed by Jean-Paul Civeyrac, is a sensitive portrayal of bereavement.

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"Rabid", 1977

June 24, 2023, 5:54 a.m. Recommendations

"Rabid" (1977), directed by David Cronenberg, is a provocative body horror film that blends science fiction and societal commentary, with Marilyn Chambers delivering a striking performance

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"Péril en la demeure" (1985)

June 25, 2023, 6:39 a.m. Recommendations

"Péril en la demeure" (1985) is a suspenseful French thriller that delves into a disturbing tale of obsession, deceit, and danger within a suburban setting,

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"Synecdoche, New York", 2008

June 26, 2023, 5:08 a.m. Recommendations

"Synecdoche, New York" is a deeply complex and intellectually challenging film that weaves reality and illusion to deliver a profound commentary on life and art.

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"The Last Seduction" (1994)

June 27, 2023, 5:15 a.m. Recommendations

"The Last Seduction" is a thrilling neo-noir from 1994, offering a modern take on the genre with a standout performance by Linda Fiorentino. This gripping tale of manipulation.

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"The French Dispatch," (2021)

June 27, 2023, 10:23 a.m. Recommendations

"The French Dispatch" is a charming anthology film that shines with Wes Anderson's signature storytelling and visual style. Brimming with compelling narratives, intricate designs.

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"Inventing the Abbotts", 1997

June 28, 2023, 5:20 a.m. Recommendations

"Inventing the Abbotts" is a nostalgic coming-of-age drama set in the 1950s, marked by strong performances and engaging themes of love and class conflict.

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"Random Harvest", 1942

June 29, 2023, 6:37 a.m. Recommendations

"Random Harvest" is a captivating romantic drama, set in post-WWI England, that explores love, loss, and memory. Despite its reliance on coincidence and melodrama, the film's compelling performances,

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"Boogie Nights", 1997

June 30, 2023, 5:28 a.m. Recommendations

"Boogie Nights" is a gritty, intimate exploration of the 1970s adult film industry, bolstered by strong performances, adept direction, and evocative cinematography.

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