Funny Face (1957)

Director: Stanley Donen   Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair   Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance     “When I get through with you, you’ll look like… What do you call beautiful? A tree. You’ll look like a tree.”     Here’s one of the movies, I guess, Read more…

Soul (2020)

Director: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers   Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House   Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy     “Is all this living really worth dying for?”     A powerful pretender for the Best Animated Feature (Academy Awards), Soul is a love letter to life. I Read more…

Parasite (2019)

Director: Bong Joon Ho Starring: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller “Not “rich, but still nice.” She’s nice because she’s rich. Hell, if I had all this money. I’d be nice, too!”   One of the most acclaimed movies by the critics, Parasite, a South Korean Read more…

La La Land (2016)

Director: Damien Chazelle Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical “City of Stars, are you shining just for me?”   Maybe one of my favorite movies from this century, La La Land, directed by the talented Damien Chazelle, managed to impress me with almost every scene and every Read more…