#17 Film in 2023: Fire of Love

https://youtu.be/oMArx64RBO4 5.5/10 Nominated for Best Documentary at the upcoming Academy Awards, “Fire of Love” follows Katia and Maurice Krafft, two volcanologists/scientists who fell in love, got married and dedicated their careers and lives to studying all things volcano related. While a lot of the footage from various volcanoes around the world is stunning to look … Continue reading #17 Film in 2023: Fire of Love

#16 Film in 2023: Women Talking

https://youtu.be/pD0mFhMqDCE 2.5/10 Writer/director Sarah Polley started in Hollywood with a promising acting career (I loved her in 2004’s “Dawn of the Dead”) before making the career switch to behind the camera and while Polley genuinely seemed like she had a promising acting career ahead of her, she continues to prove that she doesn’t have what … Continue reading #16 Film in 2023: Women Talking

#15 Film in 2023: Close

https://youtu.be/6EJGnU2AmV4 3/10 Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the 2023 Academy Awards ceremony, “Close” is Belgium’s underserving nominee that was only nominated due to identity politics and not due to actual quality. “Close” is about two 13-year-old boys who seem to be more than friends (anything LGBT related gets bonus points by the Academy, regardless … Continue reading #15 Film in 2023: Close

#13 Film in 2023: Infinity Pool

https://youtu.be/PVnIMvVEkrA 6.5/10 After an eight year gap between writer/director Brandon Cronenberg’s (son of David) feature length film debut “Antiviral” and his 2020 follow up “Possessor”, we thankfully get a much shorter waiting time period with his third film, “Infinity Pool”. Cronenberg is very much his father’s son and while he has shown signs of greatness … Continue reading #13 Film in 2023: Infinity Pool