Tag: movies

    “Don’t look up”: the satire movie did not impress critics but captured social networks

    Netflix’s new movie “Don’t Look Up” was released just a few days ago, but has already garnered very mixed reviews. Opinion leaders call the film “genius” and film experts “far-fetched.”  Modern satire starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence has won the favor of social media, although it has been well received by film critics. Let’s […]

    Environmental documentary narrated by Alec Baldwin delays release

    The theatrical and digital release of ‘Flint: Who Can You Trust?’, an environmental documentary narrated by Alec Baldwin, has been postponed, its director said, following the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the actor’s movie ‘Rust’, The Peninsula Qatar states. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was injured when […]

    The fourth movie about a world where the Sun is not visible: “The Matrix makes any idea trivial”

    The miracle that the fans have been waiting for for 18 years has finally appeared – the fourth film of “The Matrix” franchise, with the logical name “Resurrection,” was released on the screens. Films of 1999-2003 have reliably entered pop culture along with “Aliens” and “Terminators,” gained a loyal audience… And the US movie businessmen […]

    “Woman at War”: Icelandic film about non-standard nature protection
    16 Dec 2021

    We used to watch movies about nature primarily as documentaries. Thanks to the first ones, such as the BBC or Cousteau‘s films in the 1980s, some species of plants and animals were filmed for the first time in history. In the “Symphony of the Rainforest” movie in the early 1990s, Marian variegated pigeon was filmed […]

    How to save nature without running away from society: lessons from three movies
    31 Oct 2021

    Today we will devote our review to three movies with a common theme – how far is a person protesting against a consumer society ready to go? This topic has been exciting the minds for many years, and one of its most striking manifestos is the book “Walden; or, Life in the Woods” by Henry […]

    Pandemic forces BBC into a new approach for David Attenborough’s The Mating Game series
    09 Oct 2021

    African bullfrogs converging on pools in South Africa and fighting like barroom brawlers; a school of ghostly-looking manta rays assembling off the Australian coast; vivid images of amphibious snot otters working cooperatively in a cold north American river. These are all scenes from the new BBC One David Attenborough blockbuster series The Mating Game, The […]

    “From Seed to Seed” – short movies to learn how to produce vegetable seeds

    European eco-settlers released on Youtube a unique project – a series of 40 short films “From Seed to Seed.” This series allows anyone to learn how to produce vegetable seeds. It provides the basics of theory and practice, an “alphabet” of seed production, and shows all the necessary steps for producing seeds of 40 vegetable […]

    Post-apocalypse: when the reality is similar to science fiction

    The post-apocalypse issues continue to tickle the nerves of modern readers and viewers. The genre is gradually merging with reality: from January 2020, you will not surprise anyone with the scenario of the disease of all humankind with an unknown virus. And the climate on Earth in recent years presents us with weather disasters, too. […]

    Car-killing houses and polar bears like migrants: new eco-cartoons
    09 Sep 2021

    The last four years presented a gift to the festival audience: a selection of short animated films from different countries on eco-topics. In our review, we will mention all genres, from satirical comedy to post-apocalyptic drama. It is gratifying that animation in the nature conservation genre is supported by the efforts of enthusiasts and cultural […]

    “Planet of the Humans” by Michael Moore: a story about America’s great greenwashing

    Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day, Michael Moore, executive producer, and the director Jeff Gibbs re-released their daunting and alarming documentary about the heart and soul of America’s Green Movement in a compelling film: “Planet of the Humans” (2019). Let’s check Robert Hunziker’s review of this film for Countercurrents. He’s MA, economic history DePaul University, […]