Movie Reviews

Here it, is the obligatory category in every movie blog: Movie Reviews. Where you’ll find – you guessed it! – reviews of movies. They can be new releases or classics, american or foreign (well, american is foreign to me), and from big studios or independent filmmakers. Though chances are, every other review is a Cary Grant movie.

That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

We're kicking off this year's Blind Spot Series with Cet Obscur Objet du Désir, or That Obscure Object of Desire - Luis Buñuel's last film, released in 1977.

Blind Spot 10: Bride of Frankenstein (1935), dir. James Whale

Being October, the pick for the Blind Spot Series could only be a horror movie. Here's what I thought of the classic Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

Review | The Nun (2018), dir. Corin Hardy

A new chapter of the Conjuring is out, and it was one of my most anticipated movies of the year: The Nun (2018). Yet it also proved to be the most disappointing so far.

Blind Spot 06: Paths of Glory (1957), dir. Stanley Kubrick

For the month of June I picked Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory (1957) as my Blind Spot! This director's controversial anti-war movie approaches the themes of glory seeking and dehumanisation in times of war with his trademark aesthetics and dark humour.

Blind Spot 05: Metropolis (1927), dir. Fritz Lang

In this ambitious masterpiece of 1920s sci-fi, we find a silent movie from notorious director Frizt Lang that explores class inequality with stunning, eccentric visuals that will haunt your dreams.

Review | A Quiet Place (2018), dir. John Krasinski

In John Krasinski's horror debut, a family has to be completely silent in order to survive. With a strong emotional core and a few effective jump scares, there's good chance you'll scream as much as you will cry watching A Quiet Place (2018).
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Blind Spot 04: La Notte, 1961

For April's Blind Spot Series challenge I picked Michelangelo Antonioni's La Notte, from 1961. A lush classic Italian movie starring Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, and Monica Vitti.

Blind Spot 02: Love With The Proper Stranger, 1963

For February's Blind Spot I picked the classic Love With The Proper Stranger (1963), starring Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen as the romantic leads. But if you think this is just another classic romcom, think again! Mulligan's film deals with female independence, unwanted pregnancies, and the illusion of idealised love.
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