Tag Archives: satire

Look Who’s Back (2015): Quick-shot review!

Originally posted on FILM GRIMOIRE:
Based on the book by Timur Vermes, Look Who’s Back (2015, dir. David Wnendt) is a satirical comedy which ponders what might happen if a certain extreme right-wing fascist dictator might be brought back to life in modern day Germany. Its synopsis is as follows: Adolf Hitler wakes up in…

Look Who’s Back (2015): Quick-shot review!

Based on the book by Timur Vermes, Look Who’s Back (2015, dir. David Wnendt) is a satirical comedy which ponders what might happen if a certain extreme right-wing fascist dictator might be brought back to life in modern day Germany. Its synopsis is as follows: Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly […]

The “Against the Crowd” Blogathon – 2016 Edition!

Thus far, I’ve participated in the “Against the Crowd” blogathon in 2014, and in 2015, and now it’s time to participate in 2016! Like I said back in 2014: Everyone has those films where you think, “This is not as good as people believe it to be”, or conversely, “I wish more people loved this!”. […]

Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014): “I’m trying to do something important.”

The winner of the Best Picture Oscar for 2014, Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014, dir. Alejandro G. Iñárritu) is a satirical drama about creative obsession, the quest for relevance, decaying and reviving relationships, and personal rebirth. Its synopsis is as follows: A washed up actor tries to reclaim his fame on Broadway […]