Movie Barf’s Best Soundtracks of 2017

Along with the best films of the year, which is still undergoing some intense thought, come the best soundtracks. Being a massive soundtrack nerd, this was A LOT of fun to write. Keep in mind however, this is a list comprised of original scores from film and television series released in the Czech Republic during the year 2017. You won't find Baby Driver on this list, but give it a spin all the same. For those of you too impatient to read and who would rather get straight to the point, scroll down to check out my carefully selected 'Best of' Spotify playlist. Happy listening!

120 BPM review – the most authentic queer film in years

120 BPM or BPM (Beats Per Minute) is a non-traditional movie about HIV  in the sense that most of the film is spent in the heated debates of activist group ACT UP Paris, and when we finally see the searing physiological and psychological effects of the virus, it's brutal and unforgiving. This film doesn't hold back, and that's what puts it above the rest.

Norwegian Oscar entry ‘Thelma’ to premiere in Kino Pilotu

Queer supernatural thriller Thelma is to premiere in Prague's Kino Pilotů on Monday the 4th of December. The premiere will be the only English friendly screening for the foreseeable future.

Justice League review – not Wonder Woman, but still an improvement

The long-anticipated Justice League is finally here, and it's totally fine. Amidst all the negative criticism and predictable Rotten Tomatoes backlash, it's still a fun and entertaining ride.

Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest 2017 – Ali’s Wedding review

This year's Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest opener is a heartwarming (true) love story of epic proportion. Ali's Wedding, although sometimes a little too sweet for my taste, is an ambitious and refreshingly unconventional love story of a minority that's still very misunderstood in Australia. 

Suburbicon review – Clooney and Coen make a bit of a mess

Saying that Suburbicon went through an identity crisis would be an understatement. It's part Hitchcock thriller, part racial drama, and part Coen comedy. Nothing meshes well here, and lacklustre performances end up making this a confusing and almost pointless outing.