All posts by "Jean Baptiste de Volder"


The Venice Film Festival is ready to start a new edition (Venezia75) and like in the past years the opening movie looks promising: we speak about “First Man”, directed by Damien Chazelle, well known in Venice for “La La Land“. Alberto Barbera, Venice Film Festival looks excited to have the movie in competition: “It’s a […]

L’HERMINE (Courted) by Christian Vincent *** Teaming again with the imperial Fabrice Luchini after his first movie “La discrète”, the rare french director Christian Vincent sets up a new melancholic comedy between drama and romance in a courtroom where a man is judged for the assasination of his daugher. This sordid case remains just a […]

EQUALS by Drake Doremus In a post-Gattaca society where everyone wears white shirts and feelings are illegal or erased as diseases, guess what happens to MTV-faves Kirsten Stewart and Nicolas Hoult. Drake Doremus creates his broke science-fiction romance with minimalists but classy set-ups and numerous close-ups, like an over-sensitive teenagers video clip where actors rolls […]
Everest, la biennale di Venezia

While we are still waiting for the official lineup which will be presented in Rome on July 29th, we know for sure which movie will open the 72nd Venice Film Festival. It’s Everest (Universal), movie directed by the Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur  (his debut film, 101 Reykjavik, is fabulous). The movie will be presented with […]