Tag: cinema

As Long as You’ve Got Your Health (1966) 7.1

As Long as You’ve Got Your Health (1966)

Storyline:The director's cut (restored version) opens and closes with theatrical curtains in homage to Georges Méliés films, and is divided into four parts, separated by title cards: I - L'insomnie [a man can't sleep,...

Last Ghost Standing (1999) 5.2

Last Ghost Standing (1999)

Storyline:On New Years Eve 2000 the cinema on the 666 King's Road presents its last show before closure. Unfortunately the forces of Hell arise, who are very unsatisfied with the modern movie quality. A horrible, gory...

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987) 7.8

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

Storyline:Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.User Reviews: Really funny, sweet, and moving take on the American western done by a soviet female director. Mr. First comes to...

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist (2019) 7.1

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist (2019)

Storyline:A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, LEAP OF FAITH explores the uncharted depths of William Friedkin's mind's eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fa...

Dead Tired (1994) 6.3

Dead Tired (1994)

Storyline:What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart. This nightmarish comedy-thriller is all about identity. What defines a fam...

GrindHouse 2wo (2016) 1.8

GrindHouse 2wo (2016)

Storyline:2 films MAN HUNT & Stripper with a Shotgun. One cartoon and a set of trailers that can only belong to the retro world of 70's grindhouse cinema This is a walk back in timeUser Reviews:

One Hundred and One Nights (1995) 6.1

One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

Storyline:Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also, a line of movie stars comes t...

Mr. X, a Vision of Leos Carax (2014) 6.6

Mr. X, a Vision of Leos Carax (2014)

Storyline:The image of a mysterious, solitary filmmaker - a cineaste maudit - who flees from both the media and the public, is unrelentingly bound to the figure of Leos Carax, in France. Elsewhere, the real focus is o...

Sanctuary (2016) 7.1

Sanctuary (2016)

Storyline:Larry has Down's, Sophie has epilepsy, in a world that conspires to keep them apart, will love triumph? 'Laugh out loud funny, heart warming and heart breaking' Galway Advertiser 'This is an auspicious debut...

The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein (2018) 7.8

The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein (2018)

Storyline:In 1818, Mary Shelley wrote “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus,” a powerful and timelessness novel which eternal theme is nothing other than man's quest for the secret of life. Since then, the Creature...

Portrait of a ‘60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder (1982) 6.5

Portrait of a ‘60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder (1982)

Storyline:French film critic Michel Ciment interviews Billy Wilder about his life and filmmaking.User Reviews:

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) 7.2

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957)

Storyline:Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business - a cinema in the town of Sloug...

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) 7.3

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Storyline:Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer, Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, including a writer, James Lee Bartlow;...

I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009) 6.3

I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)

Storyline:This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visi...

Pain and Glory (2019) 7.6

Pain and Glory (2019)

Storyline:Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the prese...

Living in Oblivion (1995) 7.3

Living in Oblivion (1995)

Storyline:Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of phot...

Varikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam (2019) 7.9

Varikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam (2019)

Storyline:Set in a small village, the story of Varikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam revolves around the life of a young Parish priest, Vincent Kombana and the 40 families that live in the village. The father is smart, loving, ...

78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene (2017) 7.3

78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene (2017)

Storyline:An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.User Reviews: Let'...

Hitler’s Hollywood (2017) 6.7

Hitler’s Hollywood (2017)

Storyline:In Nazi Germany, film was considered a major medium for the Nazi Party propaganda machine. While pure propaganda material was not all that was produced by the domestic film industry, there still was a party ...

Godard Mon Amour (2017) 6.7

Godard Mon Amour (2017)

Storyline:Paris, 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the maker of "A bout de souffle", "Le Mépris" and "Pierrot le fou", idolized by critics and intellectuals, is shifting from revolutionizing cinema to becoming a revolutionary to...

Cinema Paradiso (1988) 8.5

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Storyline:A boy who grew up in a native Sicilian Village returns home as a famous director after receiving news about the death of an old friend. Told in a flashback, Salvatore reminiscences about his childhood and hi...

No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008) 7.8

No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)

Storyline:The artistry, triumph and lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond. With film school equipment, they shoot the Soviet crackdown of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. As...

The Congress (2013) 6.5

The Congress (2013)

Storyline:An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.User Reviews: The Congress is a one of a kind movie, directed by Ari Folman,...

Hugo (2011) 7.5

Hugo (2011)

Storyline:Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running...