All posts by Sara Galvão

  • Orion – Review *

    Don’t be fooled by the IMDB synopsis – Orion is everything but a post-apocalyptical sci-fi film. The second feature of director Asiel Norton, who got...

  • THE KILLING OF AMERICA (1981)  – Review ****

    In 1962, Mondo Cane started a documentary trend that explored the bizarre and sensational, including tabboo subjects and actual violence on screen. Some of these...

  • Terror in the Skies – TV Review ***

    It may seem like a grim choice for an evening watch, but documentary series about plane crashes have a faithful audience. From Air Crash Investigation...

  • For the Love of Spock – Review ***

    To boldly go where no one has gone before. That should be the motto of any documentary. And as the 50 years of the ‘birth’...

  • Sour Grapes – Review ***

    Everyone loves a good falsification story, even if it’s hard, in filmic terms, to reach the level of F for Fake. Sour Grapes, a new...

  • Boy Meets Girl, Season 2 – Review ***

    Elliott Kerrigan’s transgender comedy is back for a second season, as Leo (Harry Hepple) and Judy (Rebecca Root) start living together and everyone comes to...

  • Touched with Fire – Review ***

    There’s nothing as crazy as two people in love – now imagine the people in question are ‘crazy’ as well. Written and directed by bipolar...

  • Tickled – Review ****

    Have you ever heard of competitive endurance tickling? No? Want to Google it? Watch a few videos? Yeah? Looks fun, doesn’t it? Weird, silly and...

  • Cosmos – Review **

    Fifteen years after his previous film, Polish director Andrezj Zulawski, mostly known by his surreal horror Possession (1981), is back onscreen with what ended up being his...

  • Nerve – Review ****

    As soon as the majority of the World has its first contact with Augmented Reality, Nerve is hitting the cinemas. Coincidence? We think not. The...