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  • The Beguiled

    The Beguiled

    ★★★½

    I recently watched the original version of The Beguiled and saw the remake at the cinema tonight, so I will take this opportunity to do one of my favorite things: Compare the two versions!

    Yay!

    And now say it with me.

    Yay!

    Let me begin this review or rather this double review by saying that I gave both films 3.5 stars. This is because both version have a lot to offer, and when I add up the pros and cons…

  • The Shepherd of the Hills

    The Shepherd of the Hills

    Thinking about it for a bit, I have come to the conclusion that this film only works as a sort of fairytale. Only in a fairytale would a man return to the hills of his younger days and nobody, not a single soul, recognizes him. Nobody changes that much. So if you want to like this film, and I kinda do, you gotta forget about reality. As a reward you'll get splendid views captured so beautifully that it would make…

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  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    The Passion of Joan of Arc

    Robert De Niro sure hasn't aged much since 1928.

  • Regression

    Regression

    Dear Mr. Amenábar,

    If you read this please leave your PayPal account information in the comments. I wanna send you 150 bucks. Please use it for a class in subtlety. And if there's any money left, buy Mr. Hawke a beer or two for trying to save your ass. And maybe consider making your next movie about a guy buying a toaster if you're so easily overwhelmed by anything more complex.

    Kindest regards,
    Anna

    PS: Come to think of it, I would actually love to see a movie about Ethan Hawke buying a toaster.