Venom

Venom is a 2018 film directed by Ruben Fleischer. Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) is a journalist known for his abilities to investigate and expose actions that powerful corporations are trying to cover. One day, he falls on a unique case, a society keeping and using alien symbiotic life-form for scientific purposes. During his investigation, he gets touched by one symbiote named Venom. They […]

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The Red Pill

The Red Pill is a 2016 documentary directed by Cassie Jaye. It analyses the situation and evolution of men in nowadays society. This could sound very uninteresting or common, but it is really an interesting theme. This documentary is used to show that in a society where women’s problems (such as harassment) are constantly put […]

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History of the world: part 1

History of the world: part 1 is a 1981 movie directed by Mel Brooks. This film is interesting for me because it uses the classic cinema’s codes but hasn’t the same goal or achievement. The cinema is usually used to iconize a concept, a theme, a character, history or simple facts. Iconize means to give […]

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Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby is a 2004 film directed by Clint Eastwood. Frankie Dunn owns a boxing training room in Los Angeles. His girl rejects him, and he failed a several as a trainer of boxing. He’s looking for atonement but doesn’t seem ready to find peace until the day he meets Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank). […]

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Into the wild

Into the wild is a 2007 movie directed by Sean Penn. Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch), a 22 years old young man that just graduated, chooses to leave everything he has ever known and go to Canada in a trip of self-discovery. Expecting the objections his family could find to that project, he leaves without telling […]

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Source Code

Source Code is a 2011 movie directed by Duncan Jones. Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in a train headed to Chicago with absolutely no memory of how he arrived there. Strangely, the other passengers act like they know him well, but he doesn’t know any of them. Then a bomb explodes and kills everyone […]

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No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached is a 2011 comedy directed by Ivan Reitman. Two friends who have known each other for a very long time decide to begin a relationship without any emotional attachment, only sex. But things might get harder than they expected in the first place. First, I want to state that I am not […]

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Adrift

Adrift is a 2018 movie directed by Baltasar Kormakur. Its plot is based on a true story set on 1983. Tami Oldham Ashcraft (Shailene Woodlley) is a young matey that travels by boat all around the world without any real purpose. One day, she meets Richard Sharp (Sam Claflin) another sailor living a dream life. […]

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Ex Machina

Ex Machina is a 2014 film directed by Alex Garland. A programmer named Caleb Smith, (Domhnall Gleeson) working in a massive Internet society, wins a contest that allows him to spend one week with his CEO Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Once they both met, Nathan shares his next big innovation with Caleb: the development of […]

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven is a 2016 movie with Antoine Fuqua as director. A rich and heartless industrialist named Bartholomew Bogue takes control of the little town of Rose Creek in the Old West and decides to cast the inhabitants out. A desperate woman named Emma Cullen turns to Sam Chisolm, a bounty hunter, for help. […]

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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 film directed by Peter Weir. The story happens in a very popular preparatory school for university, which is very known for her traditional methods in the 60’s. Only boys are allowed to study in it and everything they learn in the classes is taught like something quantified to memorize. […]

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Deadpool & Deadpool 2

The Deadpool franchise is a cinematographic adaptation from one the most popular Marvel Comics characters. Let’s put something clear first: these films aren’t made or produced by Marvel Studios. The rights of Deadpool’s character are owned by 20th Century Fox, which means the character’s story doesn’t fit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but in the […]

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La Casa de Papel

Money heist, also known under the original name of “La Casa de Papel” is a 2017 Spanish Serie handled by Netflix. A group of 8 robbers lead by a man named the professor decide to attack the Factory of Moneda and Timbre in Spain. This factory is special due to the fact it produces all […]

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Red sparrow

Red Sparrow is a 2018 film directed by Francis Lawrence. It narrates the story of Dominika Egorova, a Bolshoi dancer that gets an unfortunate accident on stage. From this moment, she must give up on her dancer career and her fate seems compromised. But her uncle, working for the russian secret services proposed her to […]

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Ready player one

Ready player one is the second 2018 movie directed by Steven Spielberg. The story happens in 2045. The life and condition on earth have gotten worse and people prefer to go in a virtual place called the oasis. The oasis is a virtual world where everyone can be the person he wishes to be. There […]

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The lost city of Z

The lost city of Z is a movie released in 2016 and directed by James Gray adapted from a true story about the explorer Percy Fawcett, who disappeared in one of his journeys with the goal to find “Z”, a lost city he believed to exist in the jungle of Brazil. Since his disappearance in […]

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La La Land

La La Land is a 2016 musical comedy directed by Damien Chazelle. It narrates the story of Mia (Emma Stone) and Sebastien (Ryan Gosling), two people with both personal ambitions, but struggling to accomplish them. Their meeting, which includes a love story between them, arrives at a turning point in their life from where they […]

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Looper

Time travel is real! Looper is a 2012 film directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: the last Jedi). In the future, due to the advancement of technologies, it has become impossible for mafias to get rid of a body without getting caught, so they found an ingenious alternative. They catch the person they want dead […]

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Tomb Raider

Tomb raider is a 2018 film directed by Roar Uthaug. Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) is a young girl hardly keeping it together and without any real purpose in her life. Her father disappeared 7 years ago and left a huge legacy, which Lara never got because of her refusal to sign the papers considering her […]

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The shape of water

The shape of water is a 2018 film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It narrates the love story between Eliza Esposito (Sally Hawkins), a mute cleaning lady and an unknown humanoid creature. She works in a laboratory where experiences financed by the state take place. She one day must clean the lab which is covered […]

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300 & 300: Rise of an empire

The 300 franchise is made of two films narrating the great battles between the Greeks and the Persians during the Antiquity. It relates on facts that really happened but takes a lot of freedom toward the artistic approach and the staging of these historical events. 300 was released in 2007 and directed by Zach Snyder. […]

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« The maze runner » trilogy

The maze runner is a three-films franchise adapted from three books written by James Dashner. The three films are untitled in the order the maze runner, the scorch trials and the death cure and are all directed by Wes Ball. In case you haven’t watched the films, you can read the resume below without getting […]

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Flashforward

For my first serie review, I have chosen a show named flashforward. It consists in one season filled with 22 episodes from around 45 minutes and it was broadcasted between 2009 and 2010. The first episode begins when the world wakes up and watches the damages caused by a worldwide black-out of two minutes and […]

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