Tagged: i do movies badly

1

I Do Movies Badly: Close-Up

I’m wrapping up September with unadulterated, unfiltered Abbas Kiarostami. Close-Up, the filmmaker’s second feature-length film, radiates the visual and aesthetic ambition of a young filmmaker exploring cinematic conventions for the very first time.  Listen to the end for an exciting announcement about...

1

I Do Movies Badly: Secrets & Lies

Secrets & Lies wonderfully typifies what Leigh is capable of as a director in both the performances he gets from his actors and how subtlety explores the tension between social classes. It’s just a shame that the film’s mouthpiece also reminds...

1

I Do Movies Badly: Naked

Mike Leigh’s Naked is led by a phenomenal performance by David Thewlis that takes us inside the world of a self-loathing intellectual who is likely using his brilliance to keep people at an emotional distance as he seeks to embrace a nihilism...