Episode 20 : TOP 10 FILMS OF 2017

January 21, 2018
00:0000:00

It's that time of year (well maybe a little late...) where we spend an inordinate amount of time ranking films and filling the void in our lives and in our souls.

 

Link to the IHE review of 'Who Killed Captain Alex?' :

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUtiVL6z8wE&t=2s

 

If you are too lazy to watch or can't stand my stupid voice, my full list can be found here :

 

https://letterboxd.com/sofull/list/top-10-2017/

 

Youtube :

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw?view_as=subscriber

 

Twitter :

 

https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue

 

Instagram :

 

https://www.instagram.com/romainballet_tcm/

 

Minds :

 

https://www.minds.com/CinemaMonologues

 

Music :

 

The Great by Broke For Free.

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Slam_Funk/Broke_For_Free_-_Slam_Funk_-_03_The_Great

Episode 19 : THE DISASTER ARTIST

December 27, 2017
00:0000:00

The Disaster Artist (2017).

 

Director : James Franco.

 

Starring : James Franco - Dave Franco - Ari Graynor - Allison Brie - Seth Rogen - Zach Efron - Josh Hutcherson.

 

Synopsis : When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

 

Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw

 

Twitter : https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue

 

Music : Feels Bad by Strong Suit. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Str...

Episode 18 : STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII - THE LAST JEDI

December 19, 2017
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Star Wars - Episode VIII : The Last Jedi (2017).

 

Director : Rian Johnson

 

Starring : Mark Hamill - Carrie Fisher - Adam Driver - Daisy Ridley - John Boyega - Oscar Isaac - Andy Serkis - Lupita Nyong'o - Domhnall Gleeson - Anthony Daniels - Gwendoline Christie - Kelly Marie Tran - Laura Dern - Benicio Del Toro - Frank Oz.

 

Synopsis :

 

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

 

Youtube :

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw

 

 

Twitter :

 

https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue

 

Music :

 

The Stars That Left by Telepathic Teddy Bear.

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tel...

Episode 17 : THELMA

December 12, 2017
00:0000:00

Thelma (2017) 

Director : Joachim Trier 

Starring : Eili Harboe - Kaya Wilkins - Henrik Rafaelsen. 

Synopsis : 

A woman begins to fall in love, only to discover that she has fantastic powers. 

Twitter : 

https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue 

Youtube : 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw?view_as=subscriber 

Music : 

Strange by J Hacha de Zola. 

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/J_Hacha_de_Zola/Escape_From_Fat_Kat_City/J_Hacha_de_Zola_-_02_-_Strange

Episode 16 : LADY BIRD

December 7, 2017
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Lady Bird (2017)

 

Director : Greta Gerwig.

 

Starring : Saoirse Ronan -Laurie Metcalf - Tracy Letts - Timothée Chalamet - Lucas Hedges.

 

Synopsis :

 

In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California.

 

Twitter :

 

https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue

 

Youtube :

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw?view_as=subscriber

 

Music :

 

Day Bird by Broke For Free.

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Directionless_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Directionless_EP_-_03_Day_Bird

Episode 15 : BARBARA (2017)

November 29, 2017
00:0000:00
Barbara (2017)
 
 
Director : Mathieu Amalric.
 
 
Starring : Jeanne Balibar - Mathieu Amalric.
 
 
Synopsis :
 
 
A director wants to make a biopic about the female singer Barbara.
 
 
 
 
Music : Pigalle by Jahzzar. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jah...

Episode 14 : WONDERSTRUCK

November 22, 2017
00:0000:00

Wonderstruck (2017)

 

Director : Todd Haynes

 

Starring : Julianne Moore - Millicent Simmonds - Oakes Fegley - Michelle Williams.

 

Synopsis :

 

The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.

 

Twitter :

 

https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue

 

 

Youtube : 

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw?view_as=subscriber

 

Music :

 

wonderstruck by Ryan Little.

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ryan_Little/~/wonderstruck

Episode 13 : THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

November 16, 2017
00:0000:00

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

 

Director : Yorgos Lanthimos.

 

Starring : Colin Farrell - Nicole Kidman - Alicia Silverstone - Barry Keoghan.

 

Synopsis :

 

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

 

Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw

 

Music :

 

Final Sacrifice by Visager http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Vis...

 

Twitter : https://twitter.com/CinemaMonologue

Episode 12 : THE FLORIDA PROJECT

November 3, 2017
00:0000:00

Youtube :

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw

 

From Sean Baker, director of the iPhone movie "Tangerine", comes "The Florida Project".

 

Synopsis:

 

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.

 

Music :

 

Dark Kingdom by Tricky Diesel
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tricky_Diesel/Give_Me_a_Beat/Dark_Kingdom

Episode 11 : 120 BEATS PER MINUTE

October 23, 2017
00:0000:00

Youtube :

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPAaWrYuFSHw601YMFgDEjw

 

Music :

 

The Beat Influence by Cullah:
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/MC_Cullah_1450/E-MC_Cullah/The_Beat_Influence_1758

 

Grand Prix at the 2017 Cannes Film festival, 120 Beats Per Minute (BPM) is directed by french director Robin Campillo and follows the activist group "Act up" in Paris during the early nineties.