Lila (Eliza Rycembel) is a schoolgirl in love; but her boyfriend Janek (Mateusz Wieclawek) has betrayed her with another girl. Seeking revenge Lila puts in motion a chain of events that cannot be stopped leading to terrifying consequences. Continue reading
3 young people living in Scotland joined together by their love of music and whimsy. Eve (Emily Browning) has mental health problems and writes songs to escape to a different world. She meets James (Olly Alexander) who is a guitarist and unlikely lifeguard. Together they use music to work through the trials of being early twenty-somethings. Continue reading
Amat Escalante the writer and director of Heli (released May 23rd) managed to find some time in his hectic promotion schedule to speak to me about his latest project.
Amat, since you finished the film (Heli) how many times have you watched it?
Completely from beginning to end, maybe 2 or 3 times
Are there any scenes you find difficult to watch?
For me it is very personal why I wouldn’t like to watch a scene; usually because it doesn’t come out how I wanted, maybe I wasn’t able to achieve something or I saw some defect. Continue reading
At just 78 minutes this film fair flies by; it sets such a glorious pace that you are whirled through the first half of the 20th century with barely time to blink before writer/director Matt Wolf grabs your hand and spins you around once more. Continue reading
The Spectacular Now is about Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), a high school senior and effortless charmer, and of how he unexpectedly falls in love with “the good girl” Aimee Finecky (Shailene Woodley). Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (500 Days of Summer) it is described as “a vivid, three-dimensional portrait of youth confronting the thrilling and perilous business od modern love and adulthood” – whimsy in other words. Continue reading
Apparently “Boy Nobody” has attracted strong interest from Sony Pictures who are looking at a producing a movie adaptation starring Jaden Smith. If they are looking for the latest young adult franchise to make a mint out of this could well be it. Continue reading