Blog Posts - Sundance Winner

195. Colombian director Ciro Guerra’s “El abrazo de la serpiente” (Embrace of the Serpent) (2015) (Colombia/Argentina/Venezuela): An amazing film with deep insights on nature and civilization dedicated to “peoples whose song we will never know.”

Both posters above are predominantly in black and white, while colour is utilized sparingly and effectively, as in the film“The display I witnessed in those enchanted hours was such that I find it impossible to describe in a language that allo...
by Movies that make you think on Aug 8, 2016

173. US director Damien Chazelle’s second feature film “Whiplash” (2014): The ultimate Svengali levelled

“I saw a drive in him” —Terence Fletcher in Whiplash, referring to his former student Sean Casey “The next Charlie Parker would never be discouraged” —Terence Fletcher in WhiplashA quick assessment of Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash wou...
by Movies that make you think on Jan 30, 2015

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