Category: Film Reviews

Any Day Now [Ensilumi] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Any Day Now [Ensilumi] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

A sympathetic look at the life of refugees awaiting an asylum decision in relatively comfortable refugee accommodations in Finland, Any ...
Perfumes [Les parfums]

Perfumes [Les parfums]

Guillaume (Grégory Montel), a somewhat maladjusted single father, has steady casual work as a chauffeur for hire. He needs to ...
Set! — Stronger Than Fiction documentary film festival 2021

Set! — Stronger Than Fiction documentary film festival 2021

With broad-ranging experience in film and television, from camera work to production, editing, and directing, the filmmaker Scott Gawlik was ...
[Film review] The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

[Film review] The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) is trying to come to terms with the demons haunting him since his assignment as ...
[Film review] From the Vine

[Film review] From the Vine

Marco Gentile (Joe Pantoliano) spent his boyhood with childhood friends Luca and Amelia in and around his grandfather’s vineyard in ...
[Film review] Cousins

[Film review] Cousins

Cousins shows us the tale-worthy aspects of the lives of and relationships between three Māori cousins — Makareta, Missy, and ...
How I Taught Myself to Be a Child [Wie ich lernte, bei mir selbst Kind zu sein] — German Film Festival 2021

How I Taught Myself to Be a Child [Wie ich lernte, bei mir selbst Kind zu sein] — German Film Festival 2021

Paul Silberstein (Valentin Hagg), 12 years old in 1958 Austria, comes of a very unusual family. His father, Roman (Karl ...
[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

Answering an advertisement seeking a man between 80 and 90 years old, Sergio (Sergio Chamy) is enlisted by private detective ...
Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Philippa (Barbara Sukova), long estranged from her own daughter and granddaughter, has been “grandparenting” children through an agency and encourages ...
The Collini Case [Der Fall Collini] — German Film Festival 2021

The Collini Case [Der Fall Collini] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s 2001. Wealthy industrialist Hans Meyer (Manfred Zapatka), much loved by his family, is inexplicably murdered in his hotel suite ...