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  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Feb, 2015

    Hedonism in Hollywood.

    An unusual setting for Malick but doesn't prevent him to settle an unconventional narrative mode of his.

  • Safe

    Safe 1995

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2015

    when the Academy is 20 years late

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  • To the Wonder

    To the Wonder 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Mar, 2013 14

    "On montait les marches à la Merveille -to the wonder-"

    For his latest movie, Malick wanted to use a wonder, a defined place to illustrate his vision of Eden, where a man and a woman meet and stroll consciously, thinking about love between two tides : a rock in the middle of Normandy bay, le mont St Michel. The perfect place -very redundant, shape and symbolism wise- to illustrate a certain state of being clintched to the ground. A place…

  • Mud

    Mud 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 29 Apr, 2013

    After his first spark 'Shotgun Stories' and the confirmation 'Take Shelter', Nichols manages to reach a real maturity with his third film, visually and narrative wise. A coming-of-age story and a choral work remarkably performed by its cast, a real homage to Twain's work with this iconic setting: the Mississipi river.

    In name only, the stream implies a world of wonderful and gritty tales, where shots of watered forests and overgrown vegetation could be found easily. The opening of the…