Vuelven / Tigers are not Afraid (2017), Three Reasons to Love this Movie

Issa López’s Tigers are not afraid is winning prizes on festivals all over the world, Guillermo del Toro liked it, Stephen King liked it and I am a fan too. How to describe the genre? A dark fairy tale, magical realism, fantasy, or maybe – a plot keyword Imdb gave it – Mexican horror? I… Read More Vuelven / Tigers are not Afraid (2017), Three Reasons to Love this Movie

You Were Never Really Here, an excercise in style that keeps you at a distance

The story is grim; traumatized veteran Joe, living with his elderly mom, works as a hitman in the private sector, mostly to rescue young girls from sex slavery, with a hammer. But it is style and not the story that makes it uncomfortable to watch. The camera’s view is close to Joe, but not close… Read More You Were Never Really Here, an excercise in style that keeps you at a distance