Amelie is a French Romance Comedy that takes place in France in 1997. I thought this movie was very lighthearted in terms of romance. Because I am used to romance films that involve a guy and a girl falling in … Continue reading Amelie (2001) Reaction
I was thoroughly entertained by all the dark humor in this film!! I think what amplifies the humor and jokes despite the melodramatic apocalyptic theme is … Continue reading Delicatessen (1992)
The most fascinating thing about the French film ‘Delicatessen’ is its ability to juggle two or more distinctly opposing tones, much like how this film’s protagonist, a clown, would juggle multiple objects. Much of the … Continue reading Delicatessen (1991): Reaction
My favorite cinematographer currently is Hoyte van Hoytema. He is from Horgen, Switzerland and studied at the National Film School in Lodz, Poland after being denied from several other film schools. Hoytema has mostly worked on films in Sweden, although … Continue reading Hoyte van Hoytema.
In Tom Tykwer’s 1998 Crime/Drama film, “Run Lola Run,” it almost seems as if Lola literally never stops running. When she gets a call from her freaked out criminal boyfriend explaining that he is in desperate need of her help … Continue reading Run Lola Run
In March 1995 two Danish film directors announced a change in the way they produced films. In short, it was a critical response to all the new mainstream Hollywood film making that had found it’s way into the hearts of … Continue reading Dogma – A Cinematic Movement
Bicycle Thieves is an Italian drama film from 1948 directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film follows the story of a poor father Antonio searching for employment to sustain his family. He gets a job, but the bicycle that he … Continue reading Bicycle Thieves – a tale of desperation