The Handmaiden (2016); ‘Ah-Ga-Ssi’ Short Review

Directed by: Chan-wook Park
Written by: Sarah Waters (novel “The Fingersmith”), Seo-kyeong Jeong (screenplay)

 

Chan-wook Park’s new take on “The Fingersmith” is incredibly beautiful. The poetic atmosphere of the film reveals so much pathology, admiration, sexuality and sadness without losing its subtlety – on dialogues or sequences. The film is a result of strong cinematography studies, paired with great acting and incredible script sensibility.

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An Education (2009) Short Review

Directed byLone Scherfig
Written byLynn Barber (memoir), Nick Hornby (screenplay)
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred MolinaRosamund Pike

This movie brings such an air of sophistication to it that I can’t help but being attracted to its 1960’s English youth universe. The earning inside Jenny’s character is brought to life with the help of an incredible color palette control and beautiful cinematography, which only contributed to the great performance Mulligan herself delivered.

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Nocturnal Animals (2016) Short Review

Directed by: Tom Ford
Written byTom Ford (based on a novel by Austin Wright)
CastAmy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon

This movie is an 2017’s Oscars nominee for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role”.

Okay, let me start by saying I absolutely loved this movie. Its thrilling, unnerving, sad, beautiful and eerie atmosphere got me hypnotized, and I never wanted it to end. That said, I could of course point out a few problems, but they would never get in the way of my thorough recommendation to check this amazing thriller out. Continue reading “Nocturnal Animals (2016) Short Review”