Kinotherapy has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★½ during 2021.

  • The Oyster Princess

    The Oyster Princess

    ★★★★½

    I haven't laughed this hard at a film in so long! I've been going through Ernst Lubitsch's filmography and I'm more than eager to check out his stuff, especially his early stuff if it's like this!

    "The Oyster Princess" a rip-roaring sophisticated comedy with clever sight gags and outrageous scenarios coming at a laugh a minute. Visual comedy is practically a dead artform now, and seeing films like this make me miss it. I love some of the gags for…

  • The Cremator

    The Cremator

    ★★★★½

    One of the few films to generate such polar opposite emotions out of me. Perhaps the only film that gives me chills and makes me laugh. "The Cremator" came out at the height of Czech New Waves success and features everything the country is known for, including eye-popping visuals, surreal sequences, a sense of humor and political subtext. "The Cremator" is like an older Yorgos Lanthimos film hitting many of the same marks such as dark comedy, a disturbing tone…

  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    Funeral Parade of Roses

    ★★★★½

    3,000th film! Congratulate me accordingly with cartoon speech bubbles!