Fellow Movie Buffs

Sunday, February 26, 2017

"I Don't Feel At Home in This World Anymore"

What an original movie. A young nurse (Malenie Lynskey)  has her house robbed. She is so obsessed about people not caring for each other she goes on a rampage. A neighbor (Elijah Woods) hooks up with her and the two of them go out to recover her stollen items. It's a little bit over the top (a bit like a Tarantino movie) as far a the graphic violence, but it's quite a wild ride. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
4 out of 5 stars

Thursday, February 16, 2017

"Clouds of Sils Maria".

Not a movie for those looking for an action film. This is a slow moving drama about an older actress (Juilette Binoche) who is invited to play the older role of a couple she played as the younger girl, twenty years earlier.. She has an extremely capable personal assistant who helps her learn her lines for a remake of the play. The two have amazing chemistry and it earned Kristen Stewart the the honor of being the first American to win the French Cesar Award (for best supporting actress). As typical of French films, the movie leaves you hanging at the end, so don't expect a resolution. (Maybe that was a spoiler. Sorry)