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.

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. . .


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. . .


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.

Girls Always Happy

Film Review: Girls Always Happy | Rou qing shi (2018); Director: Yang Mingming.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ – 3/5. Incredibly intimate and yet astonishingly full of arguing. Girls Always Happy | Rou qing shi (2018) is the story of a mother and her daughter who endure because of their super close relationship happy times mixed with a lot of arguing that stems from their fears and desperations. . .

Something Useful

Film Review: Something Useful | Ise yarar bir sey (2017); Director: Pelin Esmer.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ – 3/5. A touching film with a poetic and philosophical feel! Something Useful | Ise yarar bir sey (2017) is about the lyrical revelation of people’s motives, but also about coincidence. Why do people do certain things when they normally wouldn’t want to do it. Or rather be doing something else. . .

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

Film Review: The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2018); Director: Muayad Alayan.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ – 3/5. Such a tragic, but interesting drama film! The Reports on Sarah and Saleem | Al-Taqareer Hawl Sarah wa Saleem (2018) is a great example of how something so simple as an affair can politically grow out of proportion. Eventually, it becomes the mission to prove who is wrong and who is right but also to distinguish the bad from the good. . .

Five Fingers for Marseilles

Film Review: Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017); Director: Michael Matthews.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. What a captivating and exciting film! Five Fingers for Marseilles | Menoana e Mehlano ea Marseilles (2017) entails historic topics such as segregation and oppression, but also the mythical themes of the fight for freedom and to redeem oneself. . .

600 Miles

Film Review: 600 Miles (2015).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ – 3.5/5. 600 Miles: Wat an extraordinary and unpredictable film experience, filled with exciting and dramatic moments, that are innovatively surprising. About a weapons smuggler who kidnaps ATF agent Hank during an attempt of arrest. . .

Bad Genius | Chalard Games Goeng

Film Review: Bad Genius | Chalard Games Goeng (2017); Director: Nattawut Poonpiriya.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 5/5. Bad Genius | Chalard Games Goeng is a thrilling rollercoaster experience of university admission tests and mathematics. No film in a long time has made me root so much for the main character and feel the adrenaline that the main character must have felt during her nerve-wracking experiences. It’s crazy good! . . .

Small Talk

Film Review: Small Talk | Ri Chang Dui Hua (2016).

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 5/5. Such a compassionate documentary film! Small Talk | Ri Chang Dui Hua (2016) is the story of a daughter who wants to break through the thick wall that her lesbian mother has build around her. . . .

Passage of Life

Film Review: Passage of Life (2017); Director Akio Fujimoto.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. What a lovely film! Passage of Life (2017) is a reminder of a world we know off, but unfortunately many people do not wish to acknowledge or wish to see it. Refugees and immigrants is a constant reoccuring topic, but nowadays it might be even more important than ever before. . .