Tag Archives: romance

Identities 2017: Lovesong

Lovesong USA 2016 Written by Bradley Rust Gray & So-yong Kim Directed by So-yong Kim Watched on 09.06.2017 “Lovesong” is a wonderful love story about two friends who slowly realize that they might be more to each other. However, they … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: First Girl I Loved

First Girl I Loved USA 2016 Written by Kerem Sanga Directed by Kerem Sanga Watched on 09.06.2017 “First Girl I Loved” is a wonderful, beautiful, sensitive and touching coming-of-age drama about first love. It does a great job capturing what … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2016 – Day 2: The Lure (Córki dancingu)

“The Lure” (Córki dancingu) Poland 2015 Written by Robert Bolesto Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska Watched on 29.04.2016 I really wanted to love “The Lure”, but after a very promising and really strong start, it increasingly lost focus, losing itself in … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2015: Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak USA 2015 Written by Guillermo del Toro & Matthew Robbins Directed by Guillermo del Toro Watched on 19.10.2015 Quite a few people ended up rather disappointed by Guillermo del Toro’s most recent cinematic outing, and while a) I’d … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 13: The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The Diary of a Teenage Girl USA 2015 Written by Marielle Heller, based on the novel by Phoebe Gloeckner Directed by Marielle Heller Watched on 03.11.2015 “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” tells a morally quite complicated and tough story. … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 3: Carol

Carol USA 2015 Written by Phyllis Nagy (based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith) Directed by Todd Haynes Watched on 24.10.2015 I’m a sucker for romance. I think that love in general, and romantic love in particular, is one of … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2015 – Day 3: Spring

Spring USA 2014 Written by Justin Benson Directed by Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead Watched on 31.04.2015 “Spring” is probably the closest that we’ll ever get to find out what a horror/monster-movie by Richard Linklater would look like. Not that … Continue reading

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