Kajillionaire – what to know …

Usually we scan the internet reviews of our next film and publish one or two on our blog, to inform you a bit more about the movie’s contents and what other viewers thought about it so far.

(L to R) Debra Winger as “Theresa Dyne”, Evan Rachel Wood as “Old Dolio Dyne” and Richard Jenkins as “Robert Dyne” in director Miranda July’s KAJILLIONAIRE, a Focus Features release. Credit : Matt Kennedy / Focus Features

Kajillionaire is described very accurately on RottenTomatoes.com under the headline WHAT TO KNOW:

Whether you see Kajillionaire as refreshingly unique or simply bizarre will depend on your cinematic adventurousness — and fans of writer-director Miranda July wouldn’t have it any other way.

Some imdb.com user reviews below will help you get a clearer picture  – or rather not?

….
Delightfully weird.        9/10
Wrapped presents.          8/10
I don’t understand all the negative reviews:    9/10
Why can’t we have more movies like this?   7/10
A beautiful mess     7/10
Do you want to quirk w/you coffee …?    8/10
Wacky and heart rending      10/10
Bleak and humourless film marketed as comedy, shallow, with artificial and forced quirkiness    no rating
What was this film?    3/10
No!     1/10
Intoxicating     8/10
Quirky Dark Comedy        5/10
Horrid       2/10
This is what you get when you write a script in 5 minutes”        2/10
Highly recommended       no rating
Ratings are too harsh for this movie     7/10
Great piece of work from Mirandy July.       8/10
Artificial originality. That’s a new one      4/10
This film is a litmus test for state of our world    9/10
A movie full of lies!      2/10
Better than I thought       8/10
A brilliant and beautiful film.      9/10
A little too odd at first, but really comes into its own later on    7/10
Watching a snail crawl is more entertaining     2/10
Offbeat, superb portrayal of Boomer sociopathy       9/10
An interesting premise, that doesn’t go anywhere really…     5/10
Plenty of Laughs With a Lot of Heart      9/10
Entertaining enough for me.          7/10
O. M. G. W. T. F. did I just watch?      3/10
Challenging but worthwhile in the end       7/10
fascinating and infuriating          6/10
….

Anyway, you will probably have to see for yourself how you like it :-)).

** KAJILLIONAIRE **
** Thursday 23rd June,  8 pm **
** Alte Gerberei, St. Johann in Tirol **
** in English with English Subtitles **

Remember to be early, Platform 2 will be there!

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Sweet tale of a metalhead and his mum

Get ready for a nice movie night right after your Easter holidays, and this might also be one for your teenage kids.

DAYS OF THE BAGNOLD SUMMER “is good on the details of the tiny defeats and embarrassments of being an adolescent. … It’s a film that understands that one of the most humiliating experiences in a teenage boy’s world is going shoe-shopping with your mum.
… It’s a clear-cut .. dynamic — heavy metal-loving sulky son versus dowdy, knitwear-wearing librarian mum.”    (reviewed by Ian Freer in empireonline.com)

**  DAYS of the BAGNOLD SUMMER  **
**  Thursday 21st April,  8 pm  **
**  Alte Gerberei, St. Johann in Tirol  **

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A quiet burning star of a love story

‘Supernova’ is a quiet burning star of a love story …
says Mark Kennedy in his AP NEWS review of our next film. Read the whole article here.

** SUPERNOVA **
** Thursday 17th March **  8 pm **
** Alte Gerberei, St. Johann in Tirol **

Don’t forget PLATFORM 2 will be playing before the film, so come early and enjoy a drink or two while listening to their music.

See you on Thursday, guys – it’s movie week already!

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Tic toc tic toc …

.. the online ticket sale for TINA is open tonight until 11 pm. Or buy your tickets directly at the cash desk.

Anyway, it’s movie time tomorrow night, with Tina Turner on the big screen.

We always like to check rogerebert.com for film reviews, here is what Sheila O’Malley says about TINA:

“… Rock and roll is not just a young person’s game. “Tina” understands this deeply. ... You don’t see performers like Tina every day. Or every year. Or every decade. There’s only one. Let’s not wait for the eventual obituaries to pour out our appreciation. “Tina” allows us to do it now.”

The link for the full article here.

Don’t forget to come early, PLATFORM 2 will open the festival with live music at 7.15 pm!

And … the bar is open.

We hope to see you there!

** SOUND & VISION
** International Festival for Music Films
** 14th – 17th October 2021
** Alte Gerberei, St. Johann in Tirol

Photo (c) Polyfilm