Another look at one of Mostly Film’s most popular posts, where contributors picked the best of the-ones-after-the-famous-one
Susan Patterson watches Victor Erice’s Spanish classic
“Can it be that an unfinished film is one of the best in Spanish cinema history? Yes it can… 95 minutes of emotions so intense that you’re left breathless. I cry every time I watch it.” Pedro Almodóvar
Estrella (Icíar Bollaín), is close to her doctor father, Agustin (Omero Antonutti) but mystified by his past, and how it has made him the slightly distant man he has become.
Here at Mostly Film we were very excited to hear that La La Land, the new Emma Stone-Ryan Gosling movie directed by Damian Chazelle which opens the Venice Film Festival this week, is being sold as a “reinvention of the musical”. In celebration, Fiona Pleasance introduces a look at some of our favourites of the genre.
Philip Concannon went treasure hunting at Bologna’s Il Cinema Ritrovato festival, and here’s what he discovered.
Paul Duane watches the latest release in the Criterion Collection: Stuart Cooper’s haunting 1975 war epic Overlord.
Niall Anderson watches Lenny Abrahamson’s hotly tipped captivity drama Room
Some of our favourite feature films of the year, and one short…
Thoughts on The Leftovers, Doctor Foster, Unforgotten, Last Night Tonight with John Oliver. and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Here at MostlyFilm, we have celebrated International Women’s Day before, and the question has been asked, possibly, but when are you going to celebrate International MEN’S Day? Well, the wait is over! We asked our contributors to reflect on masculinity in some of their favourite films, and this is what they came up with. We band of bros, we happy few ect ect.