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There are films whose description is the only good thing about the whole film. An example of this will be the Italian comedy Five Star Christmas (2018). The description went like this – “When the Italian Premier finds a dead body in his hotel suite, on a trip to Hungary, he gets embroiled in comedic situations.”. It felt like a perfect way to spend the holiday hangover, instead the movie was a bummer! The characters…

If you want to watch a TV series that is different from the regular Hollywood produce, has clean comedy, some history, good dose of drama, and a bit of action, then check out the French TV Show “Au service de la France” (A very secret service) that’s showing in Netflix. It is a comedy hybrid of Pink Panther, Mad Men and Yes, Minister, all in one package. I thoroughly enjoyed watching the two seasons (12…

Kaptn Oskar (2013) is a German Romance film, about a young pair who are unable to commit or break away. Oskar is a young guy, who is trying to move away from his former girlfriend who is crazy and has set fire once to his apartment. When he meets Masha, he sets ground rules – no kissing and no intimacy. Oskar and Masha enjoy each other company, they roam around Berlin, go camping in the countryside,…

I Am Not an Easy Man (2018) is a French comedy with an intriguing plot that could’ve been a lot of fun, but was just average. The story is about a man who has sexist views on women and ogles at every passing girl on street suddenly finds himself in an alternate world where the roles between men and women are reversed – a matriarchal society where its the female who court the male. Unable to find…

Home (2008) is a Swiss film about a family of five – working-class parents with their two daughters and a young son. They are living happily in the countryside of France, away from anyone else, their house built next to a highway, which remains uncommissioned for over a decade – as a result, the highway is their playground, poolside area, outdoor dining and so on. Suddenly, one day the highway opens and due to the traffic,…