Gus Van Sant’s creative interpretation of the final days of rock legend Kurt Cobain’s life, by which time he had descended into depression and drug addiction. Set at his Seattle lake house, this fly-on-the-wall mockumentary is as moody and melancholy as the man himself.
Casey Affleck gives an outstanding performance in this bleak yet moving film set in a small fishing town on America’s East Coast. He plays the brooding Lee, a complex character whose story and painful past slowly unravel. Original screen-writing; a study of grief and the fragility of family relations.
A harrowing and vital historical documentation of the the last days of Sophie (Julia Jentsch) and Hans Scholl’s lives, who were members of the White Rose, a student resistance group formed in Nazi Germany. The film re-enacts their interrogation by the Gestapo and subsequent trial where they were charged for high treason, then executed.
Truman Capote’s novella comes to life and Audrey Hepburn plays her most famous role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, as Holly Golightly, the charming New York socialite with a mysterious past. She draws men to her like a moth to a flame but is determined to not get tied down by love, until a suave neighbor sweeps her off her feet…
A hilarious black comedy about a British-Pakistani family living in Salford in the 70s. A dictatorial father attempts to enforce traditional values on his six anglicized children, who find all manner of creative ways to avoid his wrath, while their mother is caught in the middle. Note the nostalgic soundtrack!
In this classic Woody Allen flick, Diane Keaton stars as the misguided yet endearing Annie and Woody Allen plays Alvy Singer, a character based loosely on himself; a morbid and pedantic playwright. Their relationship is fundamentally flawed, yet they are indispensable to one another.
The essence of The Big Apple is captured through the philosophical and quick-witted lens of Woody Allen’s direction. He pairs stunning black and white cinematography with fanciful, neurotic characters engaged in dysfunctional relationships; together pondering the meaning of life and art.