Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Director: Howard Hawks Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess, Thomas Mitchell Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance   “No looking ahead, no tomorrows. Just today.”   On an exotic background, very different from the LA, or NYC one, Howard Hawks brings us this great, dangerous adventure featuring Cary Grant Read more…

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore Starring: Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Cascio, Antonella Attili, Jacques Perrin, Enzo Cannavale Genre: Drama   “Life isn’t like in the movies. Life… is much harder.”   This astonishing story about friendship, cinema, love, and evolution create something I never thought was possible to display on the screen – Read more…

Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Director: Vittorio De Sica Starring: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri, Gino Saltamerenda Genre: Drama   “To eat like them, you’d have to earn a million lira a month.”   Considered by many, one of the best movies of all time, Bicycle Thieves (“Ladri di biciclette”), is an Read more…

7th Heaven (1927)

Director: Frank Borzage Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Albert Gran, David Butler, Ben Bard Genre: Drama, Romance   “You mustn’t be afraid. I’m never afraid. Never look down; always look up. I always look up. That’s why I’m a very remarkable fellow.”   I couldn’t imagine there was a better Read more…

Capernaum (2018)

Director: Nadine Labaki Starring: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole Genre: Drama   “Adults incapable of raising children should not have any children.”   All the words in the world can’t express what feelings this movie gave me, this shocking story, inspired by true stories from the poor Read more…

Unorthodox (2020)

Director: Maria Schrader Starring: Shira Haas, Amit Rahav and Jeff Wilbusch Genre: Drama   “I’d rather believe in reincarnation than hell. The idea of an afterlife is much more tolerable when returning is an option”   A real story, very emotional, which makes you ask questions about faith and religion. Read more…

Hollywood (2020)

Director: Daniel Minahan, Ryan Murphy Starring: David Corenswet, Darren Criss, Laura Harrier, Joe Mantello, Dylan McDermott, Jake Picking, Jeremy Pope, Holland Taylor, Samara Weaving, Jim Parsons, and Patti LuPone Genre: Drama   “Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for Read more…