The way we live, what we share and whom do we share it with, how much can we know somebody...who controls whom, friends and online friends...These films depict the modern world we live in and how life has become in parts.....a travesty.
Most major religions have obligations that must be undertaken one or more times in a lifetime with journeys to given destinations. For Muslims it is Mekka, for Jews Jerusalem, and for Hindus a ritual bath in the river Ganges. Christians also have their destinations, which in recent decades have, in many instances, developed a following even among non-believers – Santiago de Compostela, for example. Believers seems to understand these pilgrimages clearly; but when the call comes, the question of faith can be various for many, and also the place. After all, it is the journey that can be the destination. This weekend‘s movies are dedicated to pilgrimages and searches for higher aims.
After one of our previous issues, dedicated to fashion in movies here comes a list of documentaries looking under the lid of the fashion industry from the first hand. All highly rated documentaries from the areas the average person doesn't at look every day.
The Internet and social media – the coolest technologies of the last few decades – do have their dark sides, too. Be it cyberbullying, hacking, or the scammers behind social media profiles, the media put a mirror before today’s society and its weaknesses. This weekend’s movie tips address the topic of the traps that await us on the unexplored plains of the Wild Internet.
Approximately every ten years, it seems the movie industry produces a new wave of films with characteristics that speak to the audiences of that time and place and are clearly distinguished from the films of any other period. The last ten years brought many successful films, some of which have already became cult movies. For this weekend we would like to offer (maybe also remind) you of five of the outstanding ones, across the genres.
Famous movies feature legendary actors who give the characters they play unforgettable profiles. It is difficult to imagine these films with different actors, isn't it? And yet in many movies, but for a few twists of fate, the main heroes could have been cast differently. Check out some of them.
Teenager issues are the topic of this week's movie selections. While the magnitude of the problems tempts us to expect exclusively dramas, soon you will discover that the subject can also be approached in a more humorous way.
For those who plan a career change, our traditional weekend movie tips could offer an interesting option. It can be a completely new profession or just looking at things from different perspective. This way or that, stay in touch, you never know from where the final nudge can come from.
To identify yourself with a moral, principled, and generally acceptable hero is easy. But it gets more interesting when all these qualities are absent and the character in a movie is left with limited potential to impress the audience. Standing at the edge of society, disliked or just tolerated by others – this weekend‘s movie picks will be distinguished by classic film antiheroes.
Taking the easy route does not necessarily bring an easy result. On the other hand, not many take the hard way and make it work. Today´s movie selections are about those who didn´t give up even though their chances for succes were initially negligible. What their actions brought to them doesn´t require a long discussion. “Don´t limit your goals“ is the motto for this weekend´s movie picks.