Is True Romance the ultimate male movie fantasy?

This is the realm of meta-cinema, where those who make movies, those who long to be in them and those who model their behaviour on them all come together to contrive between them a classic movie climax: a shoot-out in which incongruous parties aggressively face off to see who is left standing in the end. Pulp Fiction is certainly the richer, more complex film, but True Romance nonetheless has much in common with it, and feels like a dry run, right down to the genre-fixing title. Tarantino’s special brand of…

Two of Us

It’s an intriguing set-up which suggests a light, theatrical farce with lots of comic misunderstandings, grimaces and slammed doors. Top-tier performances too. Share this Share this Filippo Meneghetti’s debut feature about a late-life same-sex romance hits all the right emotional notes.This is a film about the double-edged sword of being lovers and neighbours. Two of Us Review by David Jenkins @daveyjenkins Share this Directed by Filippo Meneghetti Starring Barbara Sukowa Léa Drucker Martine Chevallier Anticipation. Debut feature director Filippo Meneghetti keeps things very simple and largely rides on the tails…