Blue Jasmine

[Perdido Productions]
Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin and Sally Hawkins
Directed by Woody Allen

“Blue Jasmine” is a perfect film, the first perfect film I’ve seen all year. It is smart, well-written, entertaining, beautifully filmed and the performances are unbelievably good. The film is also more remarkable for what it demonstrates of the faculties of Woody Allen. After his amusing but rather shallow exercises of the past years, not only with his European forays but even before (remember ... more >


The new Mike Leigh is here!
Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman and Samuel Roukin
Directed by Mike Leigh

Nobody does color like the Brits (making up for the grayness of the skies, eh?). Just look at their clothes, their walls, their rose bushes, their glam rockers, their buses, their phone booths, their designers... And noone uses all that color to better effect than sweet Poppy in Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky--her clashing outfits will make your eyes pop. To make the reds even redder and the ... more >