He did what in the cake? – Toni Erdmann movie review

Toni Erdmann is a German comedy (mind the oxymoron) about Ines, a hard-working business consultant in an industry where sexism continues to weigh her down, who is paid an unwelcome visit by her father Winfried, an old-age prankster hoping to reconnect after the death of his dog.  Continue reading “He did what in the cake? – Toni Erdmann movie review”

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A headache I’d be glad to have again – La La Land movie review

La La Land is the latest and greatest from Damien Chazelle, a director I hope we’ll be seeing a lot of in the coming years.

It follows Mia (Emma Stone), a struggling actress who finds nothing but rejections and frustrating auditions who falls in love with Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a jazz-fanatic with hopes of owning his own club after being fired from another.

The two handle a romance while at the same time trying to handle their dreams, which may be compromising each other…

…and did I mention it’s a musical? Continue reading “A headache I’d be glad to have again – La La Land movie review”