A baby is born with no immunity. His mother is overprotective and literally tries to keep him in a bubble for his entire life. Sounds like an arty farty foreign film…actually that was “Dogtooth”, a Greek Oscar awarded film, copied in turn from another similar film. Overprotective parents and the sick extents to… Continue reading Bubble boy. Without a DogTooth
When “Schindler’s list” first came out I lived in London. I was meeting a good friend and major movie buff that day. Over the years together, we had watched all sorts of Iranian, Afghan, Icelandic or alternative South Pole native penguin films. I had even enjoyed some of them. He is as far from Hollywood movie… Continue reading Bridge of Spies. I wish Spielberg was Greek!
This is not meant to be a movie for kids. Nice looking guy, romance, cookery….it is datenight material. Our hero is a genius fighting ghosts from the past. But he does it in such an easy way, nobody gets worried. Kids can watch this, no problem. If nothing else, it is a great antidrug advert.… Continue reading Burnt – Rocky does cookery for kids
It is pretty hard to take a film seriously when it starts with two monks sparing on a bridge and flying around. That whole karate/flying/Chinese wire trick…really…why? But “Bulletproof monk” pulls it off well. For starters, it is the first movie with an explanation of how to walk on air. But mainly the two lead… Continue reading Bulletproof monk – great job of a mediocre idea