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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    One of the best Alfred Hitchcock films ever to be made. Watching Rear Window is a thrilling delight every time. It's exactly what confinement feels like. Hitchcock sets the right tone of suspense, mystery, and most revealing voyeurism in this 1954 classic which will always be remembered for its cleverly curious plot, finest acting and studio setting. The fact that a relatively slow-burn movie with only one filming site can maneuver such intensity and popularity among its viewers says a…

  • Hold the Dark

    Hold the Dark

    ★★★½

    Hold the Dark is a voyage into the darkness that delivers enough intrigue and visual quality that does a lot of justice to the Alaskan surroundings with its beautifully mysterious shots being its biggest selling point. The cold storyline and isolated setting of the fictional small town of Keelut depict a depressing place that’s taken more than its fair share of misery. In Inuit ( a group of Arctic regions inhabitants) mythology, Keelut means an evil chthonic spirit who resembles…

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  • Christiane F.

    Christiane F.

    ★★★★★

    Movie watch - at least 7 times
    Book read - twice

    Christiane F. (Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo) tells the story of major teenage drug addiction of a 14 years old Christiane F. Growing up in concrete-wall West Berlin, Christiane was drawn to the wrong crowd of teenage drug abusers. Wanting to be like the hip kids, Christiane started hanging out in youth clubs, especially the up and coming "Sound" club where Bowie's played quite a lot. In Sound, Christiane…

  • Frankie and Johnny

    Frankie and Johnny

    ★★★★★

    Michelle is Hollywood’s classic blonde bombshell that won me over with many of her eclectic roles – the very deranged Selina Kyle (Batman Returns), the very challenging Laura Alden (Wolf) and of course, the very secluded Frankie – the protagonist of my review.

    Frankie and Johnny (1991) is a movie I’ve watched time and time again, and will probably continue watching time and time again. It triggers my interest every single time because it’s not another sappy romance, but rather…