Post Tagged with: "Romantic"

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

in American Movies

A metaphor about its own superficiality, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is filled with glitz, fireworks, confetti and champagne hardly masking the emptiness of a world haunted by its enigmatic central figure, Gatsby. Presented in exhilarating 3D, the film seems to enjoy getting high on aerial shots, circling above the Long Island bourgeoisie, while oscillating between digital grandiloquence and aesthetic ugliness. In […]

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Like Someone in Love

Like Someone in Love

in Japanese Movies

Following Certified Copy, which was taking place in Italy, the Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami is now using Japan as a setting. Telling the story of a young escort girl, harassed by her jealous boyfriend, Like Someone in Love – the title is a reference to a jazz song – is fully in line with Mr. Kiarostami’s body of work. For the most […]

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