One of the openers at Febio Fest and an accurate depiction of the events surrounding the Loving's quest for marriage and recognition in a conservative Virginia, with stand-out performances from all, but moves slowly and could have benefited with a little more drama.
One of the biggest and best international film festivals in the Czech Republic is back in Prague for it's 24th year. Febio Fest boasts an outstanding programme of films divided into unique categories, all screened at CineStar cinemas in Prague. This year the festival pays tribute to both current and classic, not to mention hosting an esteemed list of well-known filmmakers and other guests.
One of the Oscar nominated documentary films for 2017 and currently screening at the One World Documentary Film Festival in Prague. Fire at Sea is a sensory feast. Careful attention to detail has been paid to every shot, and every shot tells its own story. It's lack of narration and soundtrack give it an element of extreme realism and objectivity that makes it a stand-out documentary of 2016.
Casey Affleck shines in this heartfelt tale of tragedy that is profoundly upsetting, but never too much. A truly human story. Manchester by the Sea is exquisite.
Natalie Portman makes a triumphant return in Jackie; a beautifully crafted unconventional biopic that harks back to a day when politicians still had a certain poise and level of intelligence.
An extraordinary portrayal of three chapters of a boy's life and struggle with identity and sexuality. Fresh and fine tuned character building at its best. Nominated for 8 Oscars, this is one film that deserves them all.
The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are officially up, and they're a bit disappointing.