Είδος: Δράμα, Σκηνοθέτης: Ken Loach, Χώρα: Μεγ. Βρετανία
Ρούλα: Επιτέλους μια πραγματικά αξιόλογη ταινία για την χαμένη ανθρώπινη αξιοπρέπεια. Πάρτα χωρίς σάλτσες και άρχοντες των δαχτυλιδιών. Μια πολιτική ταινία με όλη τη σημασία της λέξεως.
Παύλος: Δεν την είδα.
Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): I, Daniel Blake is a 2016 drama film directed by Ken Loach and written by Loach’s frequent collaborator Paul Laverty. It stars Dave Johns as Daniel Blake, who is denied employment and support allowance despite his doctor finding him unfit to work. Hayley Squires co-stars as Katie, a struggling single mother whom Daniel befriends.
The film won the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the Prix du public at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival, and the 2017 BAFTA for Outstanding British Film.
Είδος: Δράμα, Σκηνοθέτης: Barry Jenkins, Χώρα: ΗΠΑ
Ρούλα: Δεν έχω τι να πω! Την βρήκα πολύ ρομαντική και ιδιαίτερα βαθιά. Σίγουρα από τις καλύτερες της δεκαετίας.
Παύλος: Καλή σοβαρή ταινία.
Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): Moonlight is a coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s unpublished semi-autobiographical play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue. It stars Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, and Mahershala Ali. The film presents three stages in the life of the main character; his youth, adolescence and early adult life. It explores the difficulties he faces with his sexuality and identity, including the physical and emotional abuse he endures growing up.
At the 74th Golden Globe Awards Moonlight won Best Motion Picture – Drama and was nominated in five other categories. The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, along with Best Supporting Actor for Ali and Best Adapted Screenplay for Jenkins and McCraney, from a total of eight nominations. In 2017, The New York Times considered it the 20th «Best Film of the 21st Century So Far». Moonlight became the first film with an all-black cast, the first LGBT film, and the second lowest-grossing film domestically (behind The Hurt Locker) to win the Oscar for Best Picture. The film’s editor, Joi McMillon, became the first black woman to be nominated for an editing Oscar (alongside co-editor Nat Sanders), and Ali became the first Muslim to win an acting Oscar.
Είδος: Δράμα, Σκηνοθέτης: Kenneth Lonergan, Χώρα: ΗΠΑ
Ρούλα: Εκπληκτική. Αγαπημένο cast.
Παύλος: Αναπάντεχα καλή!
Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): Manchester by the Sea is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan and starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, and Lucas Hedges. The plot follows a man who looks after his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.
Manchester by the Sea received critical acclaim upon its release and was regarded as among the best films of 2016. Critics praised in particular Affleck’s performance, as well as Lonergan’s direction and screenplay. At the 89th Academy Awards, the film received six nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Affleck), Best Supporting Actor (Hedges), Best Supporting Actress (Williams) and Best Original Screenplay, winning for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor. It also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and was nominated in four more categories.
Είδος: Μαύρη κωμωδία, Σκηνοθέτης: Γιώργος Λάνθιμος, Χώρα: Ελλάδα
Ρούλα: Η ταινία της χρονιάς, ασυζητητί (σωστά το έγραψα;).
Παύλος: Στην αρχή δεν ήθελα να τη δω. Ελληνικότατη. Όμως μετά με στιγμάτισε.
Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): The Lobster is a 2015 internationally co-produced absurdist dystopian black comedy film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Yorgos Lanthimos, co-produced by Ceci Dempsy, Ed Guiney, and Lee Magiday, and co-written by Efthimis Filippou. In the film’s setting, single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or otherwise be turned into animals. It stars Colin Farrell as a newly-single man trying to find someone so he can remain human, and Rachel Weisz as a woman with whom he attempts to form a relationship. The film is co-produced by Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France and the Netherlands.
It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and won the Jury Prize. It was shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. The film is nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 89th Academy Awards.
Είδος: Επ. Φαντασίας, Σκηνοθέτης: Denis Villeneuve, Χώρα: ΗΠΑ
Ρούλα: Εντυπωσιάστηκα, και καμιά φορά τους βλέπω στο δωμάτιο μαζί μου. Time is always exciting.
Παύλος: Εντυπωσιακή αλλά το στόρυ δε λέει.
Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted by Eric Heisserer from the 1998 short story and novella «Story of Your Life» by Ted Chiang. It stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.