Tag Archive for ‘cannes’

Nobody wants to be a soldier anymore..

Coming Home (2014)

Dir.:Zhang Yimou Mandarin with English Subtitles, currently in theatres in Singapore. Zhang Yimou is one of the greatest filmmakers of our times and the tallest figure of Chinese cinema.On the surface his latest film Coming Home is a simple and… Read More ›

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Rosetta(1999)

Dir.:Jean Luc and Pierre Dardenne It’s not for nothing that “Dardenneseque” has entered the lexicon of the modern cinephile.The Dardenne brothers from Belgium, who have been making riveting social dramas for a long time now, burst onto the international stage… Read More ›

They are not playing Funny Games!

Funny Games(1997)

Dir.: Micheal Haneke Funny Games is the most horrifying film I have seen.There is nothing funny about it.When it was made it angered a lot of people.Some thought it was a cheap gimmick , others took it as a personal… Read More ›

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Only God Forgives (2013)

Dir.:Nicolas Winding Refn This film created an uproar at Cannes.While some gave it a standing ovation it was booed by many others.Quite unevean praise for a director who won top direction award there for his film Drive previously.Only God Forgives… Read More ›

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Before Midnight(2013)

Dir.:Richard Linklater This is one smart film.Even after being a fan of Before Sunset and Before Sunrise one cannot help being captivated by the chemistry between Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke all over again, these two actors are very good… Read More ›

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