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  • Contempt

    Contempt

    ★★★½

    Paul and Camille seem like a happy couple, they are in a room as she lies completely naked in a bed and lists the parts of her sinuous body asking the man if he fancies them. He is a french playwright hired by a nefarious american producer to rewrite scenes from a film based on The Odyssey that is directed by Fritz Lang. Following a misunderstanding involving the producer and Paul's irresolute and passive attitude, Camille begins to question the…

  • Distant

    Distant

    ★★★½

    Mahmut is a photographer and intellectual who lives in Istanbul without worries; he is a solitary and not very expressive man, relationships with his family, his ex-wife and his lover are cold and distant. One day he is forced to receive his cousin Yusuf, whom he looks down on with some contempt due to his evident lack of manners and education, a man who fleeing from the miserable life of the province. In spite of being relatives there is an…

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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

    I was 15 years old in 1999 and was eager to see Kubrick's last work, which was only my third from his filmography. My best friend and I went to one of those theatres that would allow us in regardless of the film's rating not knowing exactly what to expect. I left the theatre with the feeling that I've seen something that would completely change my appreciation of cinema. I remember been obsessed with this film, I even went to…

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★

    A few days ago, Guillermo del Toro expressed in an interview that he tries to keep the plot of his films as simple as possible and thus be able to focus on the visual aspect; personally, it seems to me that right there lies the biggest flaw in his latest feature film, a simple and predictable story, a little longer than necessary and, although visually attractive, very conventional. The interviewer mentioned that this is a very complex film with several…