Category Archives: cinema 2016

Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Aquarius

Aquarius Brazil/France 2016 Written by Kleber Mendonça Filho Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Watched on 21.10.2016 When a movie starts with a song by “Queen”, who to this day are my favorite band of all time, and later on features … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Hidden Reserves (Stille Reserven)

Stille Reserven Austria 2016 Written by Valentin Hitz Directed by Valentin Hitz Watched on 21.10.2016 While Austria isn’t quite such a desert wasteland when it comes to genre movies as Germany, we hardly ever have a try at science fiction. … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Alone (Hon-ja)

Alone (Hon-ja) South Korea 2015 Written by Hye-jin Cha & Hong-min Park Directed by Hong-min Park Watched on 21.10.2016 Every year there are a couple of movies that end up on my “maybe”-list. Sometimes, I decide to give them a … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 1: Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea USA 2016 Written by Kenneth Lonergan Directed by Kenneth Lonergan Watched on 20.10.2016 “Manchester by the Sea” was the opening movie of this year’s Viennale. After so many movies at the /slash filmfestival that felt rather … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 11: They Call Me Jeeg Robot (Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot)

They Call me Jeeg Robot Italy 2015 Written by Nicola Guaglianone & Menotti Directed by Gabriele Mainetti Watched on 02.10.2016 In the last couple of years, the supporter-exclusive secret society screenings were rather mediocre (“Raze”, “13 Sins”, “Klown”), and “They … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 10: Abattoir

Abattoir USA 2016 Written by Christopher Monfette Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman Watched on 01.10.2016 Going in, I knew nothing about the movie, except the promising promo picture of a woman standing in front of a strange looking house, as … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 10: Are We Not Cats

Are We Not Cats USA 2016 Written by Xander Robin Directed by Xander Robin Watched on 01.10.2016 I’m afraid “Are We Not Cats” turned out to be too weird for me. It also lacked content. There was hardly any noteworthy … Continue reading

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