REEL LOVE FILM FEST review. Funny Face is a bizarre film, one that truly cannot be put in one genre. It’s anarchic and brings the drama in its character study of one of its main characters Saul (Cosmo Jarvis) and brings the crime in Saul donning a mask and wanting vengeance against The Developer (Jonny Lee Miller) who is demolishing Saul’s grandparents’ home to turn it into a parking lot. FUNNY FACE is worth the watch for the two central performances and score; but you'll have to be patient through the hollow moments.
Directed by: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie. Starring: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, LaKeith Stanfield. Runtime: 2h 15 min. Released: December 25, 2019. Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie’s Uncut Gems is the type of film that will stick in your mind for awhile. Their gem of a film follows New York City jeweler Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), [...]
Climax. Directed by: Gaspar Noé. Starring: Sofia Boutella, Kiddy Smile, Souhelia Yacoub. Runtime: 1h 37 min. Released: March 1, 2019. French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD. I figure I’ll [...]