A Sophisticated Parasite: POSSESSOR

Brandon Cronenberg, the son of the famous director David Cronenberg who is known for his movies such as Crash (1996), The Fly (1986), Videodrome (1983) and many more, made a futuristic sci-fi movie in 2020 filled with chilling horror and it’s called “Possessor”. With this theme, we can clearly state that his style resembles his … Okumaya devam et A Sophisticated Parasite: POSSESSOR

THE PENULTIMATE (Den Næstsidste): Future Perfect

The tense of time that we think is complete, is the time of the symbolized. Learning the causality of a fact is based on this absolute method of knowing. As it will come unaware of the most immediate state of the present time, we arrive at its future perfect tense. In this respect, the possibility … Okumaya devam et THE PENULTIMATE (Den Næstsidste): Future Perfect

Voyeuristic Gaze and the Female Audience: DRESSED TO KILL

Dressed to Kill (1980) is an erotic thriller directed and written by Brian De Palma whom we know from the movies such as Body Double (1984), Scarface (1983) and Snake Eyes (1998). De Palma is known for his huge emphasis on voyeurism and the notion of fetishism. Especially Body Double can be analyzed under the … Okumaya devam et Voyeuristic Gaze and the Female Audience: DRESSED TO KILL

Bounded by the Past: SPELLBOUND

Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock’s movie, Spellbound (1945) is almost 76 years old today. The movie’s producer, David O. Selznick is known for the movies like Gone with the Wind (1939) and Rebecca (1940), apart from Spellbound of course. Starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck, the movie points out a love story that is framed … Okumaya devam et Bounded by the Past: SPELLBOUND

Our Interview with TAIKI SAKPISIT, Director of the IFFR’s FIPRESCI Award-Winning Film THE EDGE OF DAYBREAK

The 50th Edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) is by far the best thing that happened to 2021. First part came to a close but we will meet again in June (2-6 June 2021). As we have mentioned in our previous reviews, the IFFR team did (and keep doing) everything in their capacity to … Okumaya devam et Our Interview with TAIKI SAKPISIT, Director of the IFFR’s FIPRESCI Award-Winning Film THE EDGE OF DAYBREAK

Our Interview with Itonje Søimer Guttormsen, Director of GRITT

During the Pro Days of the 50th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam, we were so lucky to see very beautiful, eye opening films and Gritt, the first feature by Itonje Søimer Guttormsen was definitely one of them, gracing us with a new way of looking at this old world. As Dial M for Movie, … Okumaya devam et Our Interview with Itonje Søimer Guttormsen, Director of GRITT

BIPOLAR: The Universe Shrouded in Mystery (IFFR – World Premiere)

Can an object not accepted in the world because of its own nature can breathe in that world? In Queena Li's first feature film "Bipolar" (2021) that we had the chance to watch in the 50th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the universe presented to the audience unveils an ambiguous world starting right … Okumaya devam et BIPOLAR: The Universe Shrouded in Mystery (IFFR – World Premiere)

GRITT: Lilith, Matriarchy and Freedom

As the 50th Edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam continues, we keep making new acquaintances with great minds and Itonje Søimer Guttormsen is one of them, gracing us with her first feature film Gritt (2020) about a subject that is not at all new to her. Gritt presents in a way, a glimpse of all … Okumaya devam et GRITT: Lilith, Matriarchy and Freedom

ARISTOCRATS: No (wo)man’s Land

When and where exactly does a dream meet the truth? There are two main views in cosmological theory that we can call celestial and terrestrial. We can call these two points in our world as urban and rural places in an abstract sense. Accordingly, the displacement of those living in urban spaces and those living … Okumaya devam et ARISTOCRATS: No (wo)man’s Land

THE EDGE OF DAYBREAK: Land of Doom Without Sun (IFFR – World Premiere)

Every truth is a means to try and affirm a holistic view, only to build and destroy it over and over again. With this sense, Taiki Sakpisit is an expert in memory capture. The director, who featured in IFFR’s Tiger Short Competition in 2019 with The Mental Traveler, this time dives deeper into subjects such … Okumaya devam et THE EDGE OF DAYBREAK: Land of Doom Without Sun (IFFR – World Premiere)