Monthly Archives: May 2013

Film review: The Loneliest Planet (2011)

the loneliest planet

Genre: Drama/Romance

Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Hani Furstenberg, Bidzina Gujabidze

Director/writer: Julia Loktev

Trapped between endless shots of gorgeous landscapes and parsimonious storytelling, there is a commendable attempt at exploring the fragility of relationships in The Loneliest Planet.

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Month in Review: March & April films

Now that we have arrived to the beginning of May and I haven’t been able to post in over two weeks, I thought I would summarize my film watching of the last two months with a mammoth list of mini-reviews. 22 films in 61 days. Not a great number, but I’ve done worse. Here it goes:

Oblivion

OBLIVION (2013)

A terribly uninspiring story line masked by awesome special effects and handsome set designs. Oblivion is one more nail in the coffin for the career of Tom Cruise, the former world’s biggest movie star. Though he may still prove his worth at the box office, his performance is easily forgettable, never once allowing us to forget his very bizarre off camera persona, nor making us empathize with his character.

Rating: 2/5 (poor)

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