Reviews

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Writing a psychological thriller is very complex, because aside from the artistic point of view you need to study the matter you are referring to scientifically, and to be precise and believable about it. In this feature film shot in 16mm called "Dual Mania" by...

[vc_row] At first approach, it is not easy to encapsulate "Another Yesterday" into a single genre. What begins as a drama movie unfolds in a multi-layered story that also presents an interesting and innovating mixture of different genres, from drama to coming-of-age to horror. What striked us...

[vc_row] Psychological thriller is a genre of film that is very complex to confront with. This experiment by Eric Weber called Transgression(s) is a first approach, done with no budget, that stages the secrets and mutual lies of a couple told from the perspective of a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Careers in cinema always start with some kind of experiment done at home, with low budget equipment and a lot of creativity. This work by Alessandra Guarino called "Tango X", where she stars, directs, edits and where she also composed the original score, represents...

[vc_row] We always notice some kind of added sensibility when we watch oriental films. It's like a layer of grace and delicacy that tends to be contrary to the western mania for spectacularization that we see in blockbuster movies. Even if we get to watch indie...

[vc_row] We previously had the chance to review another work by Richard Schertzer. We now approach this new chapter of his horror universe, conceived as a sort of prequel, or prologue, that aims to expand the perception we have of the horror universe of this young...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Making a film about somebody who has died and left a legacy is very hard, since you have to represent the departed using all the other characters, trying to make them represent him. "Burying Mitchell" by Sam Williamson does this in a very good...

[vc_row] Approaching genre movies seems like an easy task, but dealing with all the clich├ęs and all the literature and filmography about a certain genre may be dangerous, because it is very easy to do something predictable. "Death Lay Here" By Richard Schertzer is a short from...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Technique, budget and the work of many people can give you the possibility to achieve very complex and demanding films, but that does not mean they're going to be better. Sometimes the hardest task is to make simple films, with just the essential elements,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Some independent movies are films before they even start. When the only things that moves the production forward is the love for the idea and for the making of it, you usually end up seeing films that are full of heart. "Skin: the movie" is...