Caught Tale of Tales directed by Matteo Garrone during the New Zealand International Film Fest.
One may walk out of the Civic either wondering ‘what did I just watch?’ or ‘that was bloody well brilliant’. 407 more words
Witnessing the Doctor’s dark side is always confronting. That was the compelling conceit at the heart of this episode’s “monster”. Although it doesn’t become clear until the very end of the story that the sinister and unsettling Dream Lord is an animated manifestation of the Doctor’s inner darkness, this understated but startling revelation is an “Oh!” moment that suddenly casts the previous forty-five minutes in an entirely different, more chilling light. 668 more words
A film by Matteo Garrone
Cast: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, John C Reilly
The three inspiring tales are La Cerva Fatata (The Enchanted Doe), La Pulce (The Flea), La Vecchia Scorticata (The Flayed Old Lady), that have been freely adapted with elements of other tales by Giambattista Basile. 228 more words