By The Grace Of God: Movie Review

The archbishop of Lyon, France, is called Philippe Barbarin. Under his responsibility, and under the responsibility of many before him, father Bernard Preynat was able to abuse dozens and dozens of children who passed under his hands as scouts and altar boys. In March 2019, Barbarin resigned but the Pope Francisco refused his resignation invoking … More By The Grace Of God: Movie Review


Vatel: Movie Review

Costume movies and historic dramas are always popular and this year is no exception. For example, today I could go to my favorite cinema in town and choose among Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, and Marc Dugain’s L’échange des princesses. Instead, I decided to watch a 2000 film on DVD: … More Vatel: Movie Review

Cold War: Movie Review

Cold war (Zimna wojna is the original title) is a 2018 Polish film whose director and screenwriter is Paweł Pawlikowski, who claims to have been inspired by the story of his parents (I hope only remotely). The protagonists are Joanna Kulig playing the femme fatale Zula and Tomasz Kot playing the musician Wiktor Warski. This movie has … More Cold War: Movie Review