Author - Richard Kuipers

1
Busan Film Review: ‘Poppy Goes to Hollywood Redux’
2
Busan Film Review: ‘Missing Johnny’
3
Toronto Film Review: ‘Human Traces’

Busan Film Review: ‘Poppy Goes to Hollywood Redux’

Infectious enthusiasm, positive messages and a warm heart are the appealing ingredients of “Poppy Goes to Hollywood Redux,” the first genuine LGBT-themed feature from Cambodia. A comic drama about a homophobic straight guy who hides out with transgender entertainers after witnessing a murder, “Poppy” is rough around the edges and has a few gags that […]

Busan Film Review: ‘Missing Johnny’

There’s a memorable line from “Missing Johnny”: “When people are too close, they forget how to love each other.” That largely sums up this elegantly composed mood piece about family ties, the power of memory and human reaction to the getting, giving and loss of love. Centered on three young people whose paths cross in […]

Toronto Film Review: ‘Human Traces’

Isolation is anything but splendid in “Human Traces,” a slow burn Kiwi psychological thriller about married scientists whose lives are upended when a handsome newcomer arrives at their sub-Antarctic research station. From a slightly stuttering start, the film recovers nicely with “Rashomon”-style flashbacks that craftily manipulate audience assumptions, expectations and sympathies. First-time feature writer-director Nic […]

Copyright © 2015 mingusfingus.com | All posted content is the property of it's respective rights holder and is shared using embed code provided by said rights holder. Please don't sue me.