Thursday, August 2, 2018

Touch Me Not

In a highly controversial decision, Touch Me Not, by the Romanian Adina Pintilie, won last night the Golden Bear for the best film of the 68th Berlinale, an edition that will not be remembered for the high quality of the competition section. The jury, chaired by the German filmmaker Tom Tykwer, has preferred to highlight a work that plays on the border in reality and fiction, in which conversations are heard in English and German, and which fits perfectly into the box "festive film with traits of experimentation ".

Lake Placid: Legacy

Taking place several years after the events of the original film, Legacy finds the team of young explorers out to reveal the secrets of an area removed from modern day maps and hidden behind electric fences. However, once they reach the center of the lake, they discover an island that harbors an abandoned facility with a horrific legacy: the island is home to a deadly predator eager to feast on those dumb enough to ignore the warnings.

PLOEY - You Never Fly Alone

A good way to see the progress that the national animation film has had is to compare it with its counterparts of other nationalities, different from those of Pixar and Dreamworks, the undoubted vanguard of the genre, and of the Japanese like Ghibli, who have a tradition and an aesthetic consolidated over the years. So, it's good to see films such as Cabeza de chorlito, an Iceland-Belgium co-production directed by Árni Ásgeirsson (who debuted in 2006 with Thicker than Water, a real-action family drama), a film that was a hit in their countries and that it arrives here with a limited reach.

Behold My Heart

Behold My Heart director Joshua Leonard talks acting in improvised films, iPhone films and too many bad guys Joshua Leonard first came onto the scene with the lo-fi sensation The Blair Witch Project, then went on to receive rave reviews for his performance in Lynn Shelton’s Independent Spirit Award-winning Humpday. His narrative feature debut.

The Bad Guys

Usually when you go home to a reunion with childhood friends, you talk about the good old times and what you’re up to nowadays. No one expects to find out that one of their old friends has made a movie about them. This is exactly what “The Bad Guys” delivers.


Pickpockets, the film directed by the British director Peter Webber, portrays the most common form of theft of all, the 'tickling'. The film, starring Carlos Bardem, Natalia Reyes, Emiliano Pernía and Dubán Prado, was filmed in the city of Bogotá.

Ouija House

TN Distribution and Millman Productions has shared two pieces of Cannes sales art for their supernatural thriller Ouija House, starring Tara Reid (Sharknado), Mischa Barton (The Sixth Sense), and Dee Wallace (Cujo, The Howling, E.T.).