“Wonder Woman” by Patty Jenkins (USA, 2017)

Wonder Woman

Good action, but predictable and simplistic romance

Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis
Director: Patty Jenkins
Based on the Characters from DC: Wonder Woman created by William Moulton Marston
Writer (story by): Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, Jason Fuchs
Writer: Allan Heinberg
Cinematographer: Matthew Jensen
Editor: Martin Walsh
Composer: Rupert Gregson-Williams

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“Tomorrow I’ll Date With Yesterday’s You” (Takahiro Miki, Japan 2016)

Tomorrow I'll Date With Yesterday's You

An intricate  story approaching time differently (a mix of Memento with (500) Days Of Summer).
A fantastic script that deserves a better direction and a much better musical score!

Cast: Sôta Fukushi, Nana Komatsu, Masahiro Higashide
Director: Takahiro Miki
Writers: Takafumi Nanatsuki (based on the novel by), Tomoko Yoshida (screenplay)
Music by Suguru Matsutani
Cinematography: Kousuke Yamada
Edited by Naoya Bandō

“Snowpiercer” (Joon-ho Bong, South Korea 2013)

Snowpiercer

Cast: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Alison Pill, Octavia Spencer
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Screenplay: Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson
Original Story: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette
Director of Photography: Kyung-Pyo Hong
Original Music: Marco Beltrami

“American Fable” (Anne Hamilton, USA 2016)

American Fable

An unrealistic and insane use of guns

Cast: Peyton Kennedy, Richard Schiff, Kip Pardue, Zuleikha Robinson, Rusty Schwimmer
Director: Anne Hamilton
Writer: Anne Hamilton
Cinematographer: Wyatt Garfield
Editor: Amanda C. Griffin
Composer: Gingger Shankar

“The Space Between Us” (Peter Chelsom, USA 2017)

The Space Between Us

The key roles given to women do not redeem the awful script and mediocre direction / The original idea deserves a better treatment

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino, Gary Oldman
Director: Peter Chelsom
Writer: Allan Loeb
Writer (story): Stewart Schill, Richard Barton Lewis, Allan Loeb
Cinematographer: Barry Peterson
Editor: David Moritz
Composer: Andrew Lockington

“Before I Fall” (Ry Russo-Young, USA 2017)

Before I Fall

Variation on Groundhog Day. Lots of quality but some weaknesses in the scenario

Cast: Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Elena Kampouris, Logan Miller, Cynthy Wu, Medalion Rahimi, Jennifer Beals, Kian Lawley, Liv Hewson
Director: Ry Russo-Young
Writer (novel): Lauren Oliver
Writer: Maria Maggenti
Cinematographer: Michael Fimognari
Editor: Joe Landauer
Composer: Adam Taylor