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Saturday, January 31, 2015
Here we are again at that time of the year when HBO finally starts giving us promo material for the new season of Game of Thrones. We got exclusive trailer yesterday, that was showed after the screening of final two season 4 episodes at IMAX theaters. In the trailer we get flashes of the past and present including our first look at Dorne and Daznak's Pit.
Friday, January 30, 2015
|By Sati.||Friday, January 30, 2015||Rambling Friday|
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
|By Sati.||Wednesday, January 28, 2015||2014, biography, drama, I, Morten Tyldum, movies, review, The Imitation Game|
The subject of greatness comes up during every Oscar season. It's usually the story of someone who lived in turbulent time and had either a major love affair or contributed to the world in significant way. Those films are usually beautifully shot, scored with great music and feature well known actors who deliver good, often career best work. And they always get criticized for being filled with cliches and that huge Oscar bait sign they should have attached to them.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015
|By Sati.||Sunday, January 25, 2015||2014, Bennett Miller, biography, drama, F, Foxcatcher, movies, review|
Foxcatcher tells the story based on real events. John du Pont, eccentric millionaire and wresting enthusiast, invited Olympic gold medalist Mark Schultz to stay on his farm and be part of the wrestling team John coaches. The movie details the complicated personalities of two men, their odd relationship and Mark's older brother Dave care for his brother, as well as the inevitable tragedy that occurred on Foxcatcher farm.
Friday, January 23, 2015
|By Sati.||Friday, January 23, 2015||Rambling Friday|
Monday, January 19, 2015
|By Sati.||Monday, January 19, 2015||Best of|
Best movie: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
(2. Gone Girl 3. Whiplash 4. Pride 5. Under the Skin 6. Nightcrawler 7. Enemy 8. The Guest 9. Foxcatcher 10. The Skeleton Twins)
I adore that moment when I truly fall in love with a movie that I'm watching. With Birdman it was within first five minutes when Riggan 'makes' the reflector hit the shitty actor in his play. The atmosphere of the film, its astounding visual side, energetic beat of the score, the effortless humor, the wonderful acting - it's all right there. It's not just a movie, it's a wild, surreal, beautiful, breathtaking experience and a great study of the mind of an artist and the challenges he faces in the world. Hell, not just an artist - all of us. Wanting to be someone, to have our dreams come true, to be relevant. What do we want? How can we be happy? How can we be free? Birdman asks all of those questions without ever coming across as preachy. It's just an incredible ride, from start to finish, and the finest movie I've seen in years.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
|By Sati.||Wednesday, January 14, 2015||Best of, Birdman, Calvary, Game of Thrones, Gone Girl, Only Lovers Left Alive, Soundtrack Wednesday, The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, Under the Skin|
90% of what I listen to is film music, so I had a lot of great thing to listen to in 2014 - it was one of the finest years for film music in recent memory. No matter who wins the Oscar this year - it's going to be well deserved. I'm going to choose the best scores in my huge best of list on Tuesday but for now let's listen to the year's best, most memorable and incredible tracks:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
|By Sati.||Tuesday, January 13, 2015||Begin Again, Best of, Birdman, cinematic gallery, Enemy, Foxcatcher, Gone Girl, Interstellar, The Guest, The Imitation Game, The Interview, The Skeleton Twins, Under the Skin, Whiplash|
Welcome to the second Best of 2014 list! There were plenty of movies last year with absolutely stunning cinematography. But this list is a little bit more specific than this. It's about that one perfect image that showed up on screen that I won't be able to ever forget. Whenever thinking of these movies, it's impossible for me not to remember the best shots in them and they just appear in my mind instantly.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
|By Sati.||Sunday, January 11, 2015||Begin Again, Best of, Birdman, Foxcatcher, Gone Girl, Interstellar, lists, Scene of the Week, The Imitation Game, Whiplash|
Here we go - the first of my end of 2014 lists. I have not seen all noteworthy movies - Wild and A Most Violent Year being the ones that I would probably enjoy the most - but I already completed the lists, seeing how I don't think there are any scenes better than those I chose here. The best shots of 2014 list is next in line, but for now I hope you enjoy my choices here:
Friday, January 9, 2015
|By Sati.||Friday, January 9, 2015||Rambling Friday|
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
|By Sati.||Wednesday, January 7, 2015||2014, Comedy, Evan Goldberg, I, movies, review, Seth Rogen, The Interview|
The thing about me is that I have no problem with crude humor as long as it's funny. And I find Seth Rogen's comedies really funny. This is the End was my favorite comedy last year, while Neighbors tops the list in 2014. Yes, it's vulgar and stupid kind of humor but it works.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Friday, January 2, 2015
|By Sati.||Friday, January 2, 2015||Rambling Friday|