EDITOR’S NOTE: We recently attended the annual French Film Festival that happened in Greenbelt 3 in which a lineup of films is screened in order to introduce French culture — thru films — to Filipino audiences. Here is Jonell’s coverage of the festival.
Quick post to submit our Happy Father’s Day to patriarchs and everyone else who assume the responsibility of fatherhood. A handful of film recommendations follow–plus!–a meditative, apocalyptic short about the measures that a father would go for his child’s survival.
Meant as a redemptive ticket for the iconic villainess (which, in all Disney-goodness, means immediate character humanization), Robert Stromberg’s revisionist take on “Maleficent” is a curious retelling, though not exactly as great and just of the beastly wicked faery.
Apologies are due for the great delay of this post, which includes films about the mind–a man’s deepening psychosis, a completely shit-faced future in psychology and the multitude of facets of human psyche.
The half-earned success of Mike Flanagan’s paranormal mischief “Oculus” posits its headliner Karen Gillian dead-center at a pool of great opportunities, luring, faster than piranhas torpedoes to the faintest smell of blood, projects that will keep her visible for quite awhile.