Spoilers Alert: In their cowboy drama THE RIDER Director Chloé Zhao not only questions ideals of masculinity, but also takes an unadulterated look at the relationship between humans and horses in a harsh environment. I’ll tell you more about this in my review. The Plot Summary After a near-fatal rodeo accident, the young cowboy Brady […]
Spoilers Alert: Eleven years after the Ocean Family’s last big coup, Sandra Bullock is following in her brother Danny’s footsteps and digging in OCEAN’S 8 gathers a group of women to steal millions of dollars worth of jewelry at the MET Gala. I’ll reveal in my review how the heist comedy compares to its three
Spoilers Alert: A single father is hospitalized after a heart attack. His four offspring are supposed to take care of the shared hotel during this time. Chaos is inevitable! The Dutchwoman Ineke Houtman tells in The Fantastic Family Hotel about gender clichés and first great love and is convincing despite some irritating directorial decisions. I’ll tell
Spoilers Alert: Ten years after the first part comes along The Strangers: Prey at Night the sequel to one of the best home invasion thrillers of all time hits theaters. The result has little to do with its predecessor, but is just as effective. I’ll tell you more about this in my review. The Plot Summary
Spoilers Alert: Based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan, Dominic Cooke directs his calm drama On Chesil Beach a wedding night that ends in disaster. Unfortunately, this is less amusing than it sounds – I’ll tell you more about that in my review. The Plot Summary In 1962, two young people who
Spoilers Alert: The comedy is based on a highly successful play in France NOT WITHOUT PARENTS a hair-raising premise performed by the hottest actors of our French neighbors. The consistency with which the makers are proceeding here is remarkable. I’ll reveal what else the film has to offer in my review. The Plot Summary Monsieur
Spoilers Alert: In his coming-of-age tragicomedy LOVE, SIMON Director Greg Berlanti stages the coming out of a homosexual boy as a calm part of growing up and hits every note. I’ll tell you more about this in my review of the film. The Plot Summary At first glance, seventeen-year-old Simon (Nick Robinson) leads a picture-perfect
Spoilers Alert: Luc Besson once again proves himself to be a European producer with American taste in films. His action film RENEGADES – MISSION OF HONOR seems like a throwback to 90s action cinema – but is more reminiscent of mediocrity than of the upper class. I’ll tell you more about this in my review.
Spoilers Alert: Lilith is the devil’s daughter and gets her first assignment: In order to qualify for field service, she has to turn the loving outsider Greta into a really bad girl. A cheeky idea that director Marco Petry used in the film adaptation MY DEVIL’S GOOD FRIEND congenially implemented. More on this in my
Spoilers Alert: In the chamber play comedy THE MIRACLE EXERCISE A quarreling couple tries therapy and infuriates the therapist. I’ll reveal in my review why it’s less fast-paced than expected due to the predictable punch line. The Plot Summary Love can do almost anything: break hearts, move mountains, destroy kingdoms. The really, really big things.