Movie: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange

Stream it on the Criterion Channel.

Early in this documentary from Ukraine, a family in the war-torn region of Donbas sets up a makeshift studio in their living room to shoot some scenes for a film. Against a wall draped with black cloth, each family member — the single mother, Anna, her two teenage daughters, and two little boys — takes turns speaking to the camera. When one of the boys slams the clapperboard to start a new scene, we hear, instead of the clap, the sound of a bomb: The screen cuts to Anna and her sons crouched in their basement as a neighbor’s house is shelled by Russian forces. Is this reality? Or another scene from the movie-within-the-movie?

The Best Tennis Scenes in Movies, Ranked

“The Earth Is Blue as an Orange” dwells in this ambiguity, balancing gently between hope and harsh truths. The director, Iryna Tsilyk, mentored Anna’s older daughter, Myroslava, in a youth film workshop, inspiring the enterprising teenager to become a cinematographer and make a short film about her household’s experiences of the war. The family members throw themselves into this project, as cinema becomes their means of exercising (or feigning to exercise, for sanity’s sake) control over circumstances that render them helpless. As Tsilyk captures their everyday moments and filmmaking adventures, she crafts a bracing portrait of a family fighting to preserve the ordinary joys of life — dreams, ambitions, creative pursuits — in extraordinary times.

Top Gun: Maverick, Nope, and every other new movie you can watch at home this weekend

This Mexican thriller from the writer-director Andrés Clariond Rangel ensnares its three characters in the best kind of love triangle: a queer one, where every leg is charged with sexual possibility. As the film opens, Manuel (José Pescina) and Lupe (Paulina Gaitán), a handsome young middle-class couple, have just received news that their attempts to conceive have failed yet again — and the reason is Manuel’s infertility. A sperm donor is the only way Lupe can carry a biological child of her own, but Manuel struggles with the idea of fathering what he perceives as another man’s child. Enter Ruben (Jorge A. Jiménez), Manuel’s new subordinate at his factory job, whose rough, seemingly guileless charms exert an irresistible sway on both Manuel and Lupe.

“Territorio” is a taut, taciturn drama where little is said out loud, but much transpires in gazes heavy with longing and menace. Manuel’s motives with Ruben are never quite clear, and on a drunken night with Lupe, their transactional arrangement turns into something far messier. I won’t give away this delicious twist, but it’s a testament to the film’s keen understanding of desire as something powerful yet slippery, eluding us even as it brings out our truest selves.

Watch the First Teaser Trailer for New Netflix Movie White Noise

A welcome contrast to the dozens of films about repressed young women and their sexual awakenings, Leyla Bouzid’s dreamy drama charts the coming of age of an inhibited young man in Paris, whose small world blooms as he falls for a headstrong classmate. The Algerian-born Ahmed (Sami Outalbali), a freshman at the Sorbonne, is instantly enamored by the Tunisian immigrant Farah (Zbeida Belhajamor) when they meet on the first day of class. They’re both taking a course on medieval Arab poetry, and the erotic content of the poems, with their frank visions of intoxication and lovemaking, envelop Ahmed in a reverie of desire. In close-ups, Bouzid captures how these verses electrify Ahmed’s everyday life: When he looks at Farah, his eyes seem to caress her, and any stray touch between them threatens to explode with sexual tension.

A Powerful Movie Tells the Tragic, True Story of a Marine Veteran’s Struggles with the VA

Ahmed’s encounter with the poetry and with the brazen Farah is as much a history lesson for him as it is a confrontation with his impulses. Grappling with narrow but deep-set ideas about propriety and masculinity, he discovers that there’s a lot more to his culture than he ever knew and that there are multiple ways to be Arab. Bouzid’s strength is that she makes this point without any moralistic judgments. Instead, laced with excerpts from 15th-century books like “The Perfumed Garden of Sensual Delight” (which speaks sweetly of kisses between the vulva and penis, among other themes), the film unfolds as a heady haze of lust and literature.

IMDb: Ratings, Reviews, and Where to Watch the Best

IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. Find ratings and reviews for the newest movie and TV shows.

Movies | Netflix Official Site › browse › genre

Netflix has an extensive library of feature films, documentaries, TV shows, anime, award-winning Netflix originals, and more. Watch as much as you want, anytime

Rotten Tomatoes: Movies | TV Shows | Movie Trailers

Rotten Tomatoes, home of the Tomatometer, is the most trusted measurement of quality for Movies & TV. The definitive site for Reviews, Trailers, Showtimes, 

Movies & Shows – YouTube › movies

Find the latest and greatest movies and shows all available on From award-winning hits to independent releases, watch on any device and 

Fandango: Movie Tickets & Movie Times

Buy movie tickets in advance, find movie times, watch trailers, read movie reviews, and more at Fandango.

Top stories

Top Gun: Maverick, Nope, and the best new movies you can now watch at home

‘Samaritan,’ ‘Me Time,’ ‘Running with the Devil’ reviews

Ezra Miller Meets With Warners Leadership in a ‘The Flash’ Course Correct (Exclusive)

Local news

near California

Hollywood once again fails to agree to terms in last-ditch talks for California movie gun bill

‘Joker’ & ‘Rebel Moon’ Sequels Among 18 Pics Set For California Tax Credits; Expected To Generate $915M In Production Spending

MoviePass | Watch New Movies in Theaters

See New Movies in Theaters with MoviePass.. Movie Pass. beta. 02. Days. : 17. Hours. : 59. Minutes. : 54. Seconds. The new MoviePass Beta App will be 

ve International Movies to Stream Now – The New York Times › 2022/08/26 › international-m

19 hours ago — Five International Movies to Stream Now. This month’s picks include a Ukrainian documentary, a Mexican thriller and a French-Arab drama 

AllMovie | Movies and Films Database | Movie Search

AllMovie provides comprehensive movie info including reviews, ratings and biographies. Get recommendations for new movies to watch, rent, stream, or own.

Movies at AMC › movies

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

Top Gun: Maverick

Bullet Train


DC League of Super Pets

Thor: Love And Thunder

Minions: The Rise Of Gru

Three Thousand Years of Longing


Bodies Bodies Bodies

Where the Crawdads Sing

Jurassic World Dominion

The internet is bringing movie and TV end credits back to 2007 › transformers-linkin-park-200

17 hours ago — The internet is determined to show how every movie and TV series would’ve ended in 2007. The latest meme turns all media into a rehash of 

iTunes Movie Trailers

View the latest movie trailers for many current and upcoming releases. Many trailers are available in high-quality HD, iPod, and iPhone versions.

Watch Popular Movies Online | Hulu › hub › movie

Start a Free Trial to watch popular Movies on Hulu including thousands of new releases, comedies, dramas, horrors, cult classics, and Originals.

movie – Wiktionary › wiki › movie

NounEdit. movie (plural movies). (chiefly Canada, US) A recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the 

Breaking movie review & film summary (2022) – Roger Ebert › reviews › breaking-movi

23 hours ago — This movie presents Brown-Easley from the start as someone pushed into such an action, and the “thrills” of this movie are largely

Movie reviews and ratings by Film Critic Roger Ebert | Roger

Movie reviews and ratings by Film Critic Roger Ebert | Roger Ebert.

Movies News, Trends, Reviews, & More – Mashable › Entertainment

Check out the latest coverage from Mashable on Movies, including news, current trends, and more.







Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.