Karlovy Vary International Film Festival has joined We Are One: A Global Film Festival, which will feature over 100 films co-curated by 21 prolific festivals, hailing from 35 countries, in addition to master classes, VR content and musical performances over a 10-day digital event starting May 29.
Despite these being strange times, you’ve got to admire the hard work of creative geniuses like David Lynch that are putting their solitude to good use.
Kino 35, the French Institute’s cinema in Prague, like many others, recently reopened and will host a number of free film screenings leading up to summer with the full programme just announced. All screenings will have English subtitles.
To get you in the mood for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd, check out this list of gorgeous titles guaranteed to give you some feels. Unlike the Earth, not all of these titles are heading for doom and gloom. From Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke to Aronofsky’s Mother!, there’s something here for everyone.
Bored in quarantine? Never fear! The final block of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli films have now been added to Netflix CZ on April 1st. Classics like Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo and many more will join a host of other films already available to stream on the service.
Horse Girl is a lively exploration of one girl’s madness and frustration. What starts off as a quirky indie comedy that we’ve seen a hundred times before soon turns into a wonderfully unique representation of mental health that’s both heartfelt and hypnotic. And Brie is fantastic.
The trailer just dropped for Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch and it looks predictably well, Wes Anderson, in every way imaginable, right down to the all-star cast.
Local filmmaker Daria Kashcheeva’s Dcera (Daughter) has been nominated for Best Animated Short Film at this year’s Academy Awards.
The Rise of Skywalker is a messy and unsatisfying conclusion that conveniently changes lore established in the previous chapter The Last Jedi and replaces them with frustrating plot twists, regurgitated fan service and some of the most half-assed writing in the history of the saga.
Maleficent returns in a sequel that attempts some big ideas relating to violence and terrorism but crumbles a bit when it inevitably caves into being ‘just another kids movie’. All in all though, it was invigorating to see two equally ambiguous female villains go head to head.