Atlantique (2019) is a mysteriously wonderful film that tells the coming of age story of a young woman whose desire it is to follow her heart and choose for the freedom to make her own decisions and her independence. But also the story of how unfair the world can be when it comes to corruption amongst the rich exploiting the ones who do everything to make ends meet. . .
Tag: Film Review
Filmrecensie: Atlantique | Atlantics (2019); Cannes Film Festival | Regisseur: Mati Diop
Beoordeling: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 5/5. Atlantique (2019) is een mysterieus wonderlijke film die het coming of age-verhaal vertelt van een jonge vrouw wiens verlangen het is om haar hart te. . .
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. . .
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. . .
Film Review: 600 Miles (2015) | Director: Gabriel Ripstein
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. . .
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! . . .
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. . . .
Film Review: Satan’s Slaves (2017); Director Joko Anwar.
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Scary! and so Fun! Satan’s Slaves took me on a freaky ride of frightening appearances, a spooky tale and terror-like moments. Its original style makes it so different from what you’re normally used to see. . .
Film Review: Black Panther (2018).
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. What an awesome film to watch! Black Panther is such a defining moment for black America. The story has an important message that’s filled with love and how hatred must be vanquished.
Film Review: Las Hijas de Abril | April’s Daughters (2017).
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. This story is beautiful and crazy at the same time. Las hijas de Abril | April’s Daughter sheds light on issues about the rights of a teenage mother, the . . .
Film Review: Jupiter’s Moon (2017).
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Jupiter’s Moon is an absolutely riveting film. This film brings the impossible to the screen in a very captivating an almost magical way. . .
Film review: Manifesto (2017).
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4/5. Manifesto. Now that I see the runtime I realise that Manifesto is not that long. It probably felt long because I was thinking during the whole screening. . .