Category Archives for "Reviews & Features"

Feb 19

Berlinale 2017: Mr.Long by Sabu

By Martha | Festivals , Films , Reviews & Features Review by Martha B. Sigargök-Martin, 19.02.2017 As a few criminals are jesting and playing cards in the back room of a Buddhist temple in Taipei, one of their own, who just walked into the doorstep, stares at them wondering about the bloodstain spreading on his shirt. Before he realises it, a knife tip is […]

Feb 09

The Salesman Review

By Martha | Films , Reviews & Features

Review by Martha B. Sigargök-Martin, 09.02.2017 Emad (Shahab Hosseini, Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival 2016) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), play the lead role in a local rendition of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. As they must move unexpectedly to a new apartment, Rana is being attacked by a man in their bathroom […]

Feb 02

Arrival von Denis Villeneuve

By Martha | Reviews & Features

Filmrezension von Martha B. Sigargök-Martin, 02.02.2017 Zugegeben, es ist etwas spät, um eine Filmkritik darüber zu schreiben. Der Film wird aber in den deutschen Kinos noch eine Weile gespielt. „Arrival“ beginnt mit der anachronistischen Aufnahme eines Hauses am See in dem die Linguistin Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) wohnt. Zurück in die Gegenwart betrachtet der […]

Jan 31

Film review: Jackie by Pablo Larraín

By Martha | Reviews & Features

Review by Martha B. Sigargök-Martin, 31.01.2017 A reporter knocks on the door of the principal protagonist of the story, Jackie Kennedy, played by Natalie Portman. He wants her to remember her last memories before, while and after the death of her legendary husband, Jack, also known as John Fitzgerald Kennedy. As Natalie Portman starts speaking, […]