In some of my TIFF coverage, I take a look at the drama "The Hills Where Lionesses Roar," a film with a carefree spirit with great performances and cinematography. #TIFF21
I was able to speak with the co-writing and co-directing team of Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury over Zoom in time for the release of Kandisha on Shudder on July 22. We talk about the background of the film and incorporating the legend of Kandisha, the different looks to Kandisha, as well as if they ever feel guilty about killing their characters. Spoilers, they don’t feel guilty – as Alexandre speaks about their shared love for villains. They also talk a bit about Leatherface and the film they wanted to make, as well as their collaboration together as directors, and to be two.
Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche. Starring: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche. Runtime: 3h. Released: May 23, 2013 (Cannes). Some spoilers follow. I’ve seen debate about the length of films lately, especially with the release of Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, which clocked in at three and a half hours. Personally, I don’t have a problem [...]
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus. Runtime: 2h 2 min. Released: April 25, 2001 (France). Amélie Poulain is an innocent and naive woman living in Paris. She abides by her own sense of justice and starts doing random acts of kindness for the people around her. There’s a charm to [...]
Released: December 21, 2016. Directed by: Justin Kurzel. Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons. Runtime: 1hr., 55 min. I haven’t played any of the Assassin’s Creed video games, so I’m not sure if I would have been able to follow the Apple of Eden storyline better. But since I hadn’t played the games, I [...]