The Mission: Movie Review

The Mission is a film directed by Roland Joffé (and by now I’ve seen two movies made by this director: this one and Vatel reviewed here) with Jeremy Irons and Robert De Niro as protagonists. Released in 1986, it won several awards and was considered a success. Has it aged well? No, it hasn’t, at least in … More The Mission: Movie Review

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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