Category Archives: Movies

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

4 months 3 weeks and 2 days image This romanian movie (4 luni, 3 săptămâni şi 2 zile) has received the Palme d’Or award this year, and it would have been a shame to miss it. The action is happening in 1987 in communist Romania, and we follow the story of a young student trying to help her friend who wants to have an abortion (which was illegal in the communist regime). You can find out more about the movie, see a few photos and read a blog with notes from the director here. I have been pleasantly impressed with the acting, interesting camera style and of course the way in which that era has been reproduced Read my take on the movie →

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Watching movies

I’ve started to watch movies on a regular basis for over a year. I’m enjoing it a lot, but could it be harmful? And why am I watching movies? To escape a boring real life, to find answers or is there another reason? Continue reading

Friendship, honor and the media

I’ve just watched The Insider for the second time (I first saw it almost 1 year ago). I had remembered about the honest, truthful relationship forming between the characters played by Russel Crowe and Al Pacino, but I rediscovered today another (less beautiful) idea from the movie: discrediting a man through media. Continue reading