Vatel: Movie Review

Costume movies and historic dramas are always popular and this year is no exception. For example, today I could go to my favorite cinema in town and choose among Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, and Marc Dugain’s L’échange des princesses. Instead, I decided to watch a 2000 film on DVD: … More Vatel: Movie Review

Cold War: Movie Review

Cold war (Zimna wojna is the original title) is a 2018 Polish film whose director and screenwriter is Paweł Pawlikowski, who claims to have been inspired by the story of his parents (I hope only remotely). The protagonists are Joanna Kulig playing the femme fatale Zula and Tomasz Kot playing the musician Wiktor Warski. This movie has … More Cold War: Movie Review