Moonrise Kingdom

– The disappointment written all over the boy scouts’ faces when Scout Master Ward announces to them that no violence should be used during the rescue search for Sam. And the camera immediately cuts to a plan where all the boys get their weapons ready! – The unfortunate choice of Bruce Willis for the role…

The Grand Budapest Hotel – Extra points!

– The fact that watching it for a second time within one month, I enjoyed the film equally, if not more! – F. Murray Abraham’s voice-over, when he narrates to the young author, the story of how the hotel ended in his hands! – The unbelievably romantic love story between Zero and Agatha, played brilliantly…

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

– All the imaginative sea creatures with inspiring names, such as Sugar Crabs, Golden Barracuda, Crayon Ponyfish, but above all the obscure object of revenge, the Jaguar Shark! – The opening and the closing sequences at the Loquasto Film Festival, where Steve Zissou respectively presents the first and second part of his latest film. –…

Family resides beyond DNA…

It has been more than 50 years sine Jean Renoir, in the onset of the French Nouvelle Vague, stated his theory regarding a cinematic movement with the director in the lead. And yet somehow his auterism theory is still applied today in Hollywood from a director so unconventional as Wes Anderson. This weirdo from Texas…