“Thirteen” by Catherine Hardwicke (USA, 2003)

Thirteen

A world in which men are central but absent

Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Jeremy Sisto, Brady Corbet
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Written by Hardwicke, Nikki Reed
Music by Mark Mothersbaugh, Brian Zarate
Cinematography by Elliot Davis
Film Editing by Nancy Richardson

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“Prince Of The City” by Sydney Lumet (USA, 1981)

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Actors: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy
Director: Sidney Lumet
Writers: Jay Presson Allen (screenplay), Sidney Lumet(screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Music by Paul Chihara
Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak
Film Editing by Jack Fitzstephens

“The Bad Batch” by Ana Lily Amirpour (USA, 2016)

The Bad Batch

A very original movie (renews the western genre), a great work of art! (but not recommended for sensitive people)

Cast: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim Carrey
Director: Ana Lily Amirpour
Writer: Ana Lily Amirpour
Cinematographer: Lyle Vincent
Editor: Alex O’Flinn

Paula Van Der Oest, director (1): “Moonlight” (NL, 2002)

Moonlight

The beginning is full of humor, suspense and provocation,  but leads nowhere. Weak scenario.

Actors: Hunter Bussemaker, Franck Sasonoff, Andrew Howard
Director: Paula van der Oest
Writer: Carel Donck
Music by Fons Merkies
Cinematography by Guido van Gennep
Film Editing by Sander Vos

 

“Gimme The Loot” (Adam Leon, USA 2012)

Gimme The Loot

Good dialogues. The gospels are annoying.

Cast: Tashiana Washington, Ty Hickson, Meeko, Zoe Lescaze, Sam Soghor, Joshua Rivera
Written and directed by Adam Leon
Music: Nicholas Britell
Cinematography: Jonathan Miller
Editing: Morgan Faust

“The Beautiful Risk” (Mark Penney, Canada 2013)

The Beautiful Risk

Dying to love, loving to death
Interesting use of landscapes; different sorts of music are superimposed; the screen stays black for quite a while; dialogues are sometimes ‘de-synchronized’

Director: Mark Penney
Writer: Mark Penney
Actors: Shaun Benson, Eliane Gagnon, Michel Perron
Cinematography: Robert Smith
Editing: Mark Penney