Christmas is coming and if you’ll have lunch at home or in a nice restaurant you will surely want to brighten up your time, or your evening, with a good movie. Here is a little personal presentation of seven films to watch on December 25th. This is not a ranking, but just a simple list.
Everybody Knows is the new film by the Iranian director and screenwriter Asghar Farhadi, with the Academy-Award winners Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and the famous Argentine actor Ricardo Darin. The film opened the Cannes Film Festival 2018. Here is the review. Leggi tutto “Everybody Knows – No Spoiler Review”
A Star is Born is yet another remake of the 1937 film of the same name by William A. Wellaman with Janet Gaynor. The film is passed by Judy Garland, then Barbra Streisand and now Lady Gaga. Writing the screenplay was Oscar winner Eric Roth, along with Will Fetters and Bradley Cooper, who made his directorial debut with this film. Here is the review Leggi tutto “A Star is Born – No Spoiler Review”
Isle of Dogs is the unmissable new film by Wes Anderson. Stop motion animation film set in an almost dystopian future where all the dogs of Japan have been removed to an island because they are sick. Atari, the protagonist, leaves for this island with a kind of aircraft to find his dog- named Spots.
Darkest hour is the new film directed by Joe Wright and written by Anthony McCarten, screenwriter of The Theory of Everything. The film follows the life of Winston Churchill in his darkest moment, that is when he became the prime minister and had to devise a way to evacuate the army from France, or the famous Operation Dynamo.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, is the new film directed and written by Martin McDonagh, famous theater scriptwriter and also Screenwriter of Seven Psychopaths. The story revolves around this woman, whose daughter has been killed, who decides to put three large billboards out of town as a protest against the police, who seem not to invest its resources in this case.
Crooked House is a crime film adaptation of the famous novel of same name by Agatha Christie, one of her favorite novels. The film has so far been released only in Italy, exactly on November two, one week before the world release of “Murder on the Orient Express”. I say one thing right away before starting the review, I didn’t read this book. OI’ve read so many books by Christie, but so many, but I miss that, it’s one of the few. I will remedy this.
Babadook is a 2014 Australian psychological horror movie written and directed by Jennifer Kent. The protagonist of this film is Essie Davis, famous for her potrayal of Miss. Fisher. The film is about Leggi tutto “The Babadook – Review”