Author: amy

reviews about films and shorts

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Christopher Robin (2018)

All grown-up, with a family of his own and with the worries of work, Christopher Robin, believes he’s had a mental breakdown when he gets a visit from Winnie the Pooh, who has lost all his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood.

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Lust Stories

A -sorta- sequel to the Indian film centenary celebration anthology of Bombay Talkies; reuniting Indian filmmakers Zoya Akthar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap to tell stories centered on women’s lives and their desires.

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Still Better Than Love

Does true love only exist in your dreams? Sick of hearing that love is hard work? Is meeting the right person all about timing? Wrong! Just put on the Patch, and you can experience love in seconds!

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Great Wall, The (2016)

Two European mercenaries are in search of ‘black powder’ in the Middle Kingdom, when they run into the Great Wall, guarded by a special division of the Imperial Army known as The Nameless Order, protecting it from mysterious green monsters.

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Monster Calls (2016), A

A boy dealing with the possible loss of his mother, his stormy relationship with his grandmother and his absent father, gets a visit from a monster who tells him stories at seven minutes past midnight.

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Karan Johar goes meta in this story of a singer songwriter, the poet behind his words and the woman behind his heartbreak.

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Nocturnal Animals

A fancy art gallery owner who’s going through a bit of a crisis with her husband, gets a novel sent by her ex-husband, which she reads over the weekend as her life -past and present- unravels.

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Train to Busan

After a zombie pandemic is unleashed in downtown Seoul, a victim enters the KTX inbound for the city of Busan, starting the nightmare of a father and his child trapped in the ride.

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All About Lily Chou-Chou

Shunji Iwai’s ode to disengaged youths that searched for meaningful connection in online forums, as we follow the unraveling of a bunch of teens who grow isolated from each other and find solace in the mysterious and enigmatic Lily.

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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

After losing his family in an accident, Pete meets Elliot, the dragon who lives in the forest. Years later, he fatefully meets with Grace, the forest ranger.