I’ve always had a problem with Jim Jarmusch. Stranger than Paradise completely changed my perspective, though. Nothing much happens in this film, but that is kind of the point.
At the movies
The great story of Czechoslovak parachutists assassinating Hitler’s third in command Reinhard Heydrich deserves a great movie. Anthropoid isn’t it.
Why is a film almost 80 years old still so popular with audiences? It has dated well thanks to a healthy combination of idealism and cynicism, among other things. Showing at Kino Art on Sep 10 at 8.30 pm / Sep 18 and 29 at 6 pm!
At the Brno lake you can catch Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen – a movie that’s bright, fun and will probably strike a chord with expats, especially those with artistic leanings.
The lack of suspense hardly matters once you reach the legendary ending, which will have your jaw on the floor. Come see the movie at The Immigrant on Sunday, July 17 at 9 pm!
Alice Through the Looking Glass is barely a movie. It is more a shameless cash grab designed to capitalise on audience’s fond memories of Lewis Carroll’s timeless books.
It’s rare to see cornerstones of modern cinema on the big screen. Anyone with even the mildest interest in the history of horror should snap up the chance on May 16. It’s a bloody good yarn, really well told.
A visually delicious arthouse character study of the the last woman to be executed in Czechoslovakia. Catch it with English subtitles at Kino Art on Mon, April 18 at 6 pm or Tue, April 26 at 3.30 pm!
Sometimes living abroad can be tough on the emotions. Brooklyn is a well crafted melodrama that will perhaps be best enjoyed by expats who feel caught between two shores.
Here’s a summary of the Oscar contenders currently playing in Brno. Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win the Best Actor? As a vegetarian, he sure is pretty committed to his art to eat raw bison liver in The Revenant.