Drama

John Michael McDonagh – Calvary (2014)

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After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him. Read More »

Nuri Bilge Ceylan – Üç maymun AKA Three Monkeys (2008)

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A family dislocated when small failings blow up into extravagant lies battles against the odds to stay together by covering up the truth… In order to avoid hardship and responsibilities that would otherwise be impossible to endure, the family chooses to ignore the truth, not to see, hear or talk about it. But does playing “Three Monkeys” invalidate the truth of its existence? (nbcfilm) Read More »

Kar Wai Wong – 2046 (2004)

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Quote:
He was a writer. He thought he wrote about the future but it really was the past. In his novel, a mysterious train left for 2046 every once in a while. Everyone who went there had the same intention…..to recapture their lost memories. It was said that in 2046, nothing ever changed. Nobody knew for sure if it was true, because nobody who went there had ever come back- except for one. He was there. He chose to leave. He wanted to change. Read More »

Alejandro Landes – Porfirio (2011)

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An adult male, 155 centimeters tall, of dark complexion; presents frontal baldness, regular eyebrows, brown eyes, wide nose, big mouth with thick lips, slight upper lip hair and big ears with free hanging lobes. He shows paralysis in the lower limbs, an open sore in the left gluteus and an old wound from a firearm projectile in the back; he moves in a wheelchair.

Premiered in Director’s Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival.
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Max Ophüls – Caught (1949)

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Synopsis:
Young model Leonora Eames (Bel Geddes) marries multimillionaire Smith Ohlrig (Ryan). Ohlrig though is deranged and did not marry for love. Eames insists several times that she married for love, but the film suggests that she is deluding herself. When Ohlrig becomes too abusive, she leaves him, penniless, to find a job at a medical clinic in a poor neighborhood and eventually falls for Dr. Larry Quinada (Mason). Read More »

Amy Seimetz – Sun Don’t Shine (2012)

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Synopsis
A couple takes a tense and mysterious road trip through the desolate yet hauntingly beautiful landscape of central Florida. Read More »

Nicolas Winding Refn – Only God Forgives (2013)

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Synopsis
Julian, an American fugitive from justice, runs a boxing club in Bangkok as a front for his drug business.

His mother, the head of a vast criminal organization, arrives from the US to collect the body of her favorite son, Billy. Julian’s brother has just been killed after having savagely murdered a young prostitute. Crazy with rage and thirsty for vengeance she demands the head of the murderers from Julian.

But first, Julian must confront Chang, a mysterious retired policeman – and figurehead of a divine justice – who has resolved to scourge the corrupt underworld of brothels and fight clubs.
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