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  • The Night Eats the World

    The Night Eats the World

    ★★★½

    If you are looking for a smart, artistic genre film. This is the one for you. Though I Will admit the less you know about the films premise the better.

    The film works wonders with such a simple premise. Managing to keep your interest up. Especially when it is more a tale of survival of a single person. Rather then a couple or a group. It’s more contemplative as a survivor’s tale. Asking if it might be worth surviving looking…

  • Society

    Society

    ★★★

    Originally Filmed in 1989 and not released in the united states until 1992.

    This film has built up quite the reputation over the years for me. So many guides and people recommending the film. That it was impossible to hold up to. While noteworthy, it is also a feature of it’s time. Even with the impressive special effects. Maybe I just expected more and also to be more impressed.

    The film isn’t bad it just feels lackluster, but again keep…

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  • A Separation

    A Separation

    ★★★★★

    Nader and Simin argue about living abroad. Simin prefers to live abroad to provide better opportunities for their only daughter, Termeh. However, Nader refuses to go because he thinks he must stay in Iran and take care of his father, who suffers from Alzheimers. However, Simin is determined to get a divorce and leave the country with her daughter

    Director Asghar Farhadi's first idea for the movie was the image of a man washing his father, who had Alzheimer's. He…

  • I Want You

    I Want You

    ★★★

    I am surprised this movie isn't brought up or discussed more. The film is an early renowned film director Michael Winterbottom film. That has a familiar story but here gives it an original spin of being partly a coming of age story. A pulp story an erotic thriller that has no problem with showing sex and nudity with more artistic presence but also down and dirty. The film also takes place in a more exotic locale.

    I am not entirely…