All posts by Sara Galvão

  • DARKEST HOUR – Review ***

    This year, we were given not one, but two major films about World War II. The first one, Dunkirk, focuses on the brutality and horrors...

  • THE POST – Review ***

    From the same cinematic universe as All the President’s Men, by the writer who gave us Spotlight, The Fifth Estate and 26 episodes of The...

  • THE FLORIDA PROJECT – Review ****

    Independent director Sean Baker wrote, directed and edited The Florida Project, a film that, just like its filmic predecessor, Tangerine, gives us an insight into...

  • DUNKIRK – Review ****

    Christopher Nolan is a peculiar creature. A cold, clinical director who casts Method actors on his film, he is at his greatest when displaying masterful...

  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI – Review *****

    Sometimes all you need is a simple, well-written story, and great actors to make it come alive. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, by director/writer Martin...

  • CALL ME BY YOUR NAME – Review ***

    Call Me By Your Name is having raging reviews all over. This, I’m afraid, isn’t one of them. Luca Guadagnino, who few years ago gave...

  • THE SHAPE OF WATER – Review *****

    This Valentine’s Day, take your better half to the cinema to watch the extremely romantic story of a mute woman who has sexual intercourse with...

  • PHANTOM THREAD – Review ****

    Paul Thomas Anderson returns in collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis (in what may be the actor’s final film, ever) to give us the story of an...

  • AVA – Review ****

    Director Léa Mysius’s feature debut, Ava, has been on an awards roll. After winning best SACD Feature at Cannes and being nominated for the first...

  • UNA – Review ***

    The first attempt of director Benedict Andrews into the forays of fictional drama comes with the film adaptation of David Harrower’s play “Blackbird”. Andrews, whose...