Bird Box

Film Review: Bird Box (2018); Netflix.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ – 3/5. Awesomely creepy! Bird Box (2018) is a horror film that spikes the senses and psychologically challenges you through the scary anticipation that it creates in your mind.

Scrubs

Scrubs (2001): “..Humor is honestly the most important way of dealing with subjects..”

“When I was a kid I used to like the TV series Scrubs (2001). I still think it’s a great show. I saw myself like the main character J.D. doctor John Dorian (Zach Braff). . .

American Jail

Film Review: American Jail (2018).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Provocatively amazing! American Jail (2018) is a documentary in which Academy Award-winning film director Roger Ross Williams discusses the forces that run the sprawling prison system of the United States. . .

Moonlight

Film Review: Moonlight (2016).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Beautiful and touching story! Moonlight (2016) tells the chronicle of the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man who grew up in a rough neighborhood in Miami, Florida. . .

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind (1939): “..it’s about the resourcefulness when there is no other option..”

“The movie that I’ve probably seen more than any other film, is Gone with the Wind (1939) for me. It was my favorite movie growing up for some reason, which is weird because it’s basically a film that’s pro-confederacy during the civil war. . .

Still Alice

Still Alice (2014): “..perfectly portrays what Alzheimer does with a person..”

“As I become older, I’m beginning to notice that films do not impress me as much as before, but the film Still Alice (2014) moved me a lot. With other films, I feel that they can be quite entertaining. . .

The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas

The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas (2010): “This is what inspired me to make films.”

“My biggest wish is to make at least one movie in my life. Right now I’m very captivated with the film The Good Herbs | Las Buenas Hierbas (2010) which is a film by Mexican film director Maria Novaro. . .

Close Up | nemā-ye nazdīk

Close Up | Nemā-ye nazdīk (1990): “..I’m a cinephile just like the main character..”

“I’m a filmmaker so I there are too many films that I like. I freaking love Close Up | nemā-ye nazdīk (1990), which is an Iranian film by Abbas Kiarostami. The story is about cinephile Hossain Sabzian. . .

Bali documentaries

Bali documentaries: “I would love to go to Bali one day. It’s my ultimate dream”

“I forgot the name of my favorite Bali documentary, but then again there are so many of them and I watched many different ones. Even on Youtube, you can find many documentaries about Bali which to me is the most beautiful Indonesian island province. . .

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale (1993): “..my father…who had to watch how the streets of the Bijlmer threaten to harden me..”

Kiddo Cee: “A Bronx Tale (1993) is a classic from the nineties with not only the umpteenth star role of my favorite actor Robert DeNiro but also his directing debut. . .

Sir

Film Review + short interview: Sir (2018); Director: Rohena Gera.

⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Such a touching eyeopener! Sir (2018) entails a social-cultural topic; that of segregation and class difference, but most importantly that of a particular kind of love that crosses boundaries.

Las Herederas

Las Herederas (2018): “..we might think that we are all connected, but we often aren’t..”

“Las Herederas | The Heiresses (2018) was such a cool film. It was the first Paraguayan film that I have ever seen. I accidentally ended up here at World Cinema Amsterdam. I wasn’t even aware that this festival was going on. . .