Dolev Amitai

Dolev Amitai

Favorite films

  • Eternity and a Day
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Before Sunrise
  • The River

Recent activity

  • Nights and Weekends


  • Hustle & Flow


  • Killers of the Flower Moon

  • Slacker


Recent reviews

  • Two Kids a Day

    Two Kids a Day


    Important but didactic

  • Journey of No Return

    Journey of No Return

    Read about the film in Hamid Naficy's excellent book, "An Accented Cinema", watched on Another-Screen.

    A bit heavyhanded, but what it does and portray well, it does really well.

Popular reviews

  • Ran



    I find it the hardest to rate the 5 star films, especially when they are epics.

    It is much easier to rate films like Raging Bull simply because while there are a lot to praise, mostly the praise falls on the director, camera and acting.

    In films like Once Upon a Time in America and now Ran, the film has so much, especially when they are 2 1/2 hours or longer.

    Its a little funy that while so many of…

  • Casino



    Martin Scorsese: Ranked

    I don't know anymore if my love for gangster/mob films is because I grew up on Scorsese, or I love Scorsese because I love gangster films.

    I think its the combination of them both.
    Casino is often regarded as too similar to "GoodFellas" , which is the equivalent of saying Star Wars is too similar to The Hidden Fortress.

    I love GoodFellas. It is a masterpiece that has Scorsese at top form written all over it.