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Category Archives for "Films"

Feb 25

Berlinale 2018: Touch Me Not by Adina Pintilie

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Some Reviews , Festivals , Films

Genre: Drama | Country: Romania | 2018 | 125 min Directed by Adina Pintilie Starring Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Christian Bayerlein, Grit Uhlemann, Hanna Hofmann, Seani Love, Irmena Chichikova, Rainer Steffen, Georgi Naldzhiev, Dirk LangeStoryLaura (Laura Benson) can’t stand being touched, even just on non-intimate parts of the body. She decides to experience intimate situations with, among others, a […]

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Feb 24

Berlinale 2018: Khook (Pig) by Mani Haghighi

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Some Reviews , Festivals , Films

Pig by Mani Haghighi

Genre: Dark Comedy | Country: Iran | 2018 | 108 min Directed by Mani Haghighi Starring Hasan Majuni, Leila Hatami, Leili Rashidi, Parinaz Izadyar, Mina Jafarzadeh, Aynaz Azarhoosh, Ali Bagheri, Siamak Ansari, Ali MosaffaStoryHasan (Hasan Majuni), an Iranian director, hasn’t been allowed to shoot a film for years. He’s frustrated and becomes jealous as he sees his main actress (Leila Hatami), […]

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Feb 23

Berlinale 2018: Unsane by Steven Soderbergh

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Some Reviews , Festivals , Films

Unsane by Steven Soderbergh, Review on Marthas's Film Corner.

Genre: Horror, Thriller | Country: USA | 2018 | 98 min Directed by Steven Soderbergh Starring Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, and Amy Irving. Story Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy), a smart and distant woman, gets herself unintentionally committed to a mental institution and then held against her will. During her now forced hospitalization, […]

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Feb 09

Five Golden Bear Award Winners from the Past Worth Watching

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Some Reviews , Festivals , Films

Picture by Pexels, Pixabay The International Film Festival Berlin starts next week. About 20 films are going to compete for the Golden Bear in the main categories. There’ve been countless films, which became legendary in the world of cinema, after having been presented at this festival. Ang Lee’s carrier, one of my favorite director since […]

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