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Marriage Story (2019): Comedy / Drama / Romance

A married couple with a little kid decides to break up and both parties reveal their best and worst hidden sides of themselves. Even though ‘it takes a village to make a film’ and every department plays a significant role in a film’s success or failure, five major ones (not in a particular order) needContinue reading “Marriage Story (2019): Comedy / Drama / Romance”

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Wounds (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery

A world of obscurity and darkness gradually surrounds a bartender after finding a phone left at his bar. At first, everyone’s merry. People ‘necking’ life in shot glasses seems like the way to go in a world full of worries. Then, different people who don’t belong to that world leave behind this phone which carries…Continue reading “Wounds (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery”

6 Underground (2019): Action / Adventure / Comedy

Six highly, uncommonly skilled – each in their own way – men and women have formed an anonymous team for the sole purpose of… making the world a better place. Michael Bay does what Michael Bay does best. What do you expect from 6 Underground? Slo-mo? You got it. Slow-mo with car chases? But withContinue reading “6 Underground (2019): Action / Adventure / Comedy”

The Irishman (2019): Biography / Crime / Drama

A retired mob hitman remembers the old days and how everything started; the Italian mafia, the Kennedys, doing what he had to do to become who he is, as well as befriending Jimmy Hoffa. Only twenty minutes shorter than Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Irishman, based on Charles Brandt’s book and Steven Zaillian’sContinue reading “The Irishman (2019): Biography / Crime / Drama”

Earthquake Bird (2019): Crime / Drama / Mystery

A translator in Japan becomes a prime suspect after her friend goes missing and her utterances and actions only worsen the situation for her. Enigmatic, slow-burn, awkward. Mystery surrounds not only what Lucy Fly says and does but what everyone says and does. Interestingly enough, there is no character development as all characters are alreadyContinue reading “Earthquake Bird (2019): Crime / Drama / Mystery”

Fractured (2019): Thriller

Following an accident at a pit stop, a man’s wife and daughter go missing at a remote hospital, leading him to go to extreme lengths to find them. Act 1: An unsettling feeling takes over that cannot be shaken off. From the opening scene to the plot point, an unspecified wrongdoing causes uncertainty as toContinue reading “Fractured (2019): Thriller”

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019): Action / Drama

After Breaking Bad finale’s massacre, Jesse Pinkman, the sole survivor and now Albuquerque’s most wanted, goes to extra lengths to gather money and flee the country. It’s only natural to have the highest expectations after having finished Breaking Bad (2008–2013). That’s right, 9 years ago! But El Camino is closure for Pinkman and not for the series.Continue reading “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019): Action / Drama”

In the Tall Grass (2019): Drama / Horror / Thriller

A boy’s cry for help lures a pregnant woman and her brother into an endless field of tall grass where an ancient force dwells among its blades. You know it’s a Stephen King novella when there is an endless field in the middle of nowhere and mazes – Children of the Corn (1984) and The ShiningContinue reading “In the Tall Grass (2019): Drama / Horror / Thriller”

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019): Crime / Mystery / Sci-Fi

Three unexplained, identical murders in the city of Philadelphia will make a police officer devote his life to finding the mysterious serial killer behind them. It piqued my interest from the opening scene. By the end of ‘1988’ – a very well structured and powerful first act –  it already had my undivided attention. Don’tContinue reading “In the Shadow of the Moon (2019): Crime / Mystery / Sci-Fi”

I Am Mother (2019): Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi

Years after the extinction of mankind, a girl, born in an underground facility and raised by an android she calls “Mother”, discovers one day that the outside world is not what she was taught it was. Very interesting feature directorial debut from Grant Sputore. I Am Mother is a small budget, one-location sci-fi that definitely worths yourContinue reading “I Am Mother (2019): Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi”