Category Archives: psychological

Movie review: Arrival directed by Denis Villeneuve

Product info: Linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is caring for her dying adolescent daughter.While she is lecturing at a university, twelve extraterrestrial spacecraft appear across the Earth. U.S. Army Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) asks Louise to join physicist Ian Donnelly … Continue reading

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Movie review: Franklyn directed by Gerald McMorrow (2008)

I would like to thank dearest Melfka who told me about this film – you rock! Product info (from Wikipedia): Split between the parallel realities of contemporary London and the otherworldly metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn follows the tales of … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Girl on the Train (La Fille du RER) (2009) directed by Andre Techine

This movie has nothing to do with The Girl on the Train directed by Tate Taylor and  released in 2016. Nothing whatsoever. Still I do admit I found it while searching for the former. I don’t regret it, to be … Continue reading

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Movie review: I, Anna (2012) directed by Barnaby Southcombe

Movie info: DCI Bernie Reid (Gabriel Byrne) cannot sleep due to personal problems. He is cruising London at night when he hears over the radio that a man was brutally murdered in one of high rise apartment buildings. While entering the … Continue reading

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Movie review: Ex Machina (2015) directed by Alex Garland

Movie info: Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a young, promising programmer works for an American  internet-search giant, Blue Book. One day he finds out he’s just won the first prize in his company’s competition – it consists of spending a week … Continue reading

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Movie review: Trance by Danny Boyle (2013)

Synopsis: A group of criminals try to steal a very valuable painting of Francisco Goya (Vuelo de Brujas; also known as Witches in Flight or Witches in the Air ) during its auction; however in the ensuing mayhem it gets lost. Only one … Continue reading

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Book to movie review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed vs. Wild directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (2014) and written by Nick Hornby

Synopsis: A road to hell or a road to redemption? A foolish project of an unbalanced individual or a life-saving pilgrimage? After a premature death of her beloved mother and a divorce Cheryl nose-dived into troubles. She dropped out of … Continue reading

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