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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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Mr. Destiny (1990): Comedy / Fantasy / Romance

Leading a repetitive life, Larry Burrows, on his 35th birthday, wishes his life was different, more exciting… and this is exactly what he gets! How many times have I watched this film is beyond me… And I think I’m gonna grow old and grey and I’m still gonna be watching it. Yes, it’s very similarContinue reading “Mr. Destiny (1990): Comedy / Fantasy / Romance”

Official Secrets (2019): Biography / Drama / Romance

A British Intelligence whistleblower decides to leak information about an illegal NSA spy operation that would force the UN Security Council to authorise the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Based on the book by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell “The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction theContinue reading “Official Secrets (2019): Biography / Drama / Romance”

Blue Mountain (2019): Drama / Romance / Short

A woman lies in bed watching the love of her life sleeping and can’t help but wonder if life is how she perceives it to be. Watching Blue Mountain you stop debating with yourself regarding whether a short film can convey the message as effectively as a feature can and start wondering if what you perceiveContinue reading “Blue Mountain (2019): Drama / Romance / Short”

The Story of 90 Coins (2015): Short / Drama / Romance

Love and aspiration battle in a young fashion designer’s head when the time comes to making the decision of her life. If there is anything worse than something preventing you from achieving your dream, that is someone preventing you from doing so… 90 coins, in 90 days that will glue you to your seats forContinue reading “The Story of 90 Coins (2015): Short / Drama / Romance”

Ashes in the Snow (2018): Drama / History / Romance

In 1941, as Stalin’s army marches through Lithuania, a 16-year-old girl, her family, and thousands of men, women, and children who have been accused of treason, and are deported to Siberia. A heartbreaking and soul-crushing story about a nation we know little and the same nation’s suffering that we know even less. A powerful dramaContinue reading “Ashes in the Snow (2018): Drama / History / Romance”

Edward Scissorhands (1990): Drama / Fantasy / Romance

Living on the top of a hill, Edward, having scissors for hands, is at first welcomed but then abominated by a conservative society. Potentially, Tim Burton’s greatest fairy tale. One of Danny Elfman’s best film scores. Stefan Czapsky’s most wondrous cinematography. The film that showcased Johnny Depp’s true thespian skills. The film that Winona RyderContinue reading “Edward Scissorhands (1990): Drama / Fantasy / Romance”

The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017): Drama / Mystery / Romance

A young, talented writer becomes successful immediately after his first publication and inexplicably disappears into thin air. I don’t know how to begin or even elaborate on my admiration and simultaneously my frustration on “The Vanishing of Sidney Hall”. One feeling at a time I guess… Shawn Christensen, pens, produces, and directs an ostensibly simpleContinue reading “The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017): Drama / Mystery / Romance”

London (2005): Drama / Romance

Let me introduce to you writer/director Hunter Richards. Is he well-known? No. Should he be? Definitely. What for? “London”! Unknown too? It shouldn’t be. Addressing mostly the Hollywood lovers, “London” focuses on three characters portrayed by two actors and one actress who are known to be action heroes and one of the hottest women aliveContinue reading “London (2005): Drama / Romance”

Dirty Dancing (1987): Drama / Music Romance

Ladies… Ladies… Ladies… How many times, in your youth, pending boring family holidays, didn’t you find yourselves daydreaming of being a Jennifer Grey… And that, during the tedious holidays, you would meet, dance, and fall in love with a – more often than not – half-naked Patrick Swayze. Before Hollywood’s decadence in the Romance genre…Continue reading “Dirty Dancing (1987): Drama / Music Romance”