Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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Time and memory are very interesting elements when put to screen. They can be manipulated in various ways to trick the audience. However, in The Father the audience is not the only one getting tricked, as the main character Anthony suffers from dementia. Without giving away any spoilers, this movie portrays this confusion brilliantly and I honestly could not have hoped for anything better than this. The acting is phenomenal and I really hope Anthony Hopkins gets…
What makes a movie based on a true story a good movie? This was the question that came to mind after finishing The Mauritanian.
As with The Trial of the Chicago 7 and other movies about real life trials, the unjustice portrayed by the movie is cruel and confronting. But this emotional connection does not necessarily make it good. The Mauritanian felt conflicting. The actual story is heartbreaking and infuriating at the same time. However this was not caused by…
IFFR 2021: 04
What a performance. What a movie. I absolutely enjoyed this one and I am glad I picked it. Even though I had my doubts at first, these were removed very quickly by the amazing story, fantastic acting and beautifull composition of both old and new frames.
This movie is highly recommended and even though IFFR has not yet ended, it is my highlight this year.
IFFR 2021: 01
The opening night of IFFR, and what better way to start it than with a movie starring Mads Mikkelsen.
The main storyline is very strong. A father who has lost his wife due to an accident, and has trouble dealing with both his and his daughters emotions. This central piece in this movie is carried out convincingly from start to finish.
My main problems are with the rest of the movie. It is for me still unclear…