“The Danish Girl” (2015) // Film Review

Ever since the Oscar nominations were made public, one question circled around the internet: will Eddie Redmayne win an Academy Award for Best Actor twice in a row? Last year, he won the prestigious golden statue for his portrayal of scientist Stephen Hawkins, a phenomenal performance for which Redmayne deservedly won the Oscar. With his…

“Brooklyn” (2015) // Film Review

Last week the Oscar nominations were made public and the Internet had a LOT to say about them. First of all, will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win his Oscar? And secondly, why are nearly all nominees white? A lot has been said, even more has been wondered, but the real question is: who will win those…

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015) // Film Review

The internet literally broke when “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was released a couple of weeks ago. Fans who had to wait 32 years (!) for a new Star Wars film went crazy, while others reacted to actress Carrie Fisher’s confession that she was asked to lose 30 pounds before returning as princess Leia. Before…

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part II” (2015)

In 2012, the first installment of “The Hunger Games” franchise was released. Based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel about Katniss Everdeen’s fight against the crooked government of President Snow, the film became almost immediately one of the biggest franchises since the Harry Potter series. Three years, three films and countless deaths later, the franchise comes…

“Spectre” (2015)

I’m not really a true James Bond fan. I’m more a “new” James Bond fan. Ever since Sam Mendes rebooted the franchise in 2006 with “Casino Royale“, I have immensely enjoyed Bond films. Daniel Craig in a suit, truly awesome cars, pretty dresses, explosive action and a tragi-comedic villain – what’s not to love? If…

“Crimson Peak” (2015)

I am not a big fan of horror films. In fact, I am really, really scared of them. I once watched the film “Shelter” (starring Julianne Moore and Jonathan Rhys Meyers) with my Mom and life was never quite the same after. Or watching any film starring either Julianne Moore or Jonathan Rhys Meyers, for…

Minions (2015)

Although they starred in supporting roles, the minions stole the show in the 2010 animation film “Despicable Me”. Now they are back with their very own feature length film: “Minions”. As the title of the film suggests, “Minions” is about the minions. The follows the life-story of these little, yellow, pill-shaped guys wearing denim overalls…

Blake Lively is stunning in “The Age of Adaline” (2015)

“On December 31, 2014, a taxicab travels through San Francisco, from Chinatown to San Marin. The car carries a single passenger: a woman, her birth name Adaline Bowman, current alias Jennifer Larson. This is the first and last chapter of her life.” In her new film “The Age of Adaline”, Blake Lively has been gorgeous…