Whiplash ★★★★

By Julia Milet Movies about music in Hollywood are often known as being cliché. When jazz is part of the subject in features such as ‘Ray’ by Taylor Hackford or Walter Salles movie ‘On the road’, it involves recurrently sex, alcohol and wasted cigarettes. Damien Chazelle however, has decided to put all these vices aside…

CHRISTINE LIVE SUICIDE ★★★★

PRINT VERSION FOR POPTICAL MAGAZINE – SEE BELOW FULL TEXT By Julia Milet  Antonio Campos, in his upcoming film, narrates the unknown story of Christine Chubbuck, a TV presenter who took her life on live television in 1974.  In keeping with Channel 40’s policy of bringing you the latest in blood and guts — and…

SWIPE RIGHT FOR ‘LOVE’ ★★★★★

By Julia Milet (Posted on the 16th of February) Why does your crush never text back? Does he forget? Does he even care about you? Find the answers in Judd Apatow’s anti-rom com series, Love, where season 2 is coming up in March the 10th on Netflix. Most of us can relate to the synopsis of the show:…

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL ★★★★

By Julia Milet When it comes to teen drama movies, Hollywood has a special recipe: two high-school students who have nothing in common meet and develop a cheesy relationship. They fall in love, until the destiny of one of them is compromised. Heartbreak follows scored to predictable scenes and indie music. Fortunately, this is not…