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  • Sylvia and the Ghost

    Sylvia and the Ghost

    ★★★★½

    OOOOooohhh my GOD! I'm smitten!
    I can't believe how underseen this gem is - my feeling is that anyone who cares for The Ghost and Mr. Muir will surely find something to appreciate in Sylvie et le Fantôme. I actually loved this even more! This movie flies by like the most elegant of ghosts: "A phantom who delights, gives pleasure...This phantom mingles with the party guests, as if to say 'But this is a success! What a pity that I…

  • The Unbelievable Truth

    The Unbelievable Truth

    ★★★★½

    " - Seems like a nice man.
    - You think so? I mean, after he's killed your sister and your father?
    - Things happen. People make mistakes."

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  • Nights of Cabiria

    Nights of Cabiria

    ★★★★★

    A 2-hour long conversation with my heart, with my soul, my spirit, I don't know. There's no better way for me to describe Nights of Cabiria. Absolutely gut-wrenching, because it's exactly what anyone needs in life: the presence of heart to keep seeing beauty in things. Ma La Vita Continua...

    I don't think this film would even have been possible were it not for Fellini's and Giulietta Masina's love for each other. A teacher in film school once taught me…

  • Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I've been trying to get my mom and sis to sit down and watch this with me ever since it came out. This weekend we finally did it, because neither could take another minute of me talking about how much it had reminded me of my late dad - a very funny, incredibly loving (white-haired, german-speaking Swiss) man, and the missing piece in our lives.

    For this gift alone Toni Erdmann would rank high with me - I could feel…