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FILM: A Separation Review (****)

As we crouch upon Oscar season, A Separation will surely gain a ton of mainstream traction for all the wrong reasons. It will be marketed as a great Iranian film, but that would diminish the power and the merit of Asghar Farhadi’s work. 376 more words


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Review of A Separation, first place in The best movies of 2011

4 Great Foreign Films You Haven't Seen (But Definitely Should)

Foreign films are a great way to come off cultured and intelligent, like other grandiose opinions on artwork or using the word ‘society’ at a house party. 589 more words

A Separation (2011): Selalu  Ada Korban dalam Keterpisahan    

Asghar Farhadi, sang sutradara film ini, kembali mengetengahkan kisah permasalahan masyarakat kelas menengah di Iran. Oleh Asghar Farhadi, A separation, sepertinya ingin menjadi penguat dan penegas film sebelumnya, … 1,202 more words


Review: 'The Past' 9.2.14

(The following is a reprint of my review written on 2.14.14)

I just might wind up having to include this on my “top 10 of 2014″ list, even though it was released in 2013 and was Iran’s official selection for… 334 more words

Movie Musings: A Separation (2011)

An Iranian family is at a crossroads, as the mother wants to leave Iran for a better life, while the father wants to stay there so he can care for his elderly father who has Alzheimer’s. 230 more words

Movie Musings

Quick Take: The Past (2013)

You may remember The Past‘s director Asghar Farhadi from the acclaimed A Separation from 2011, which made my Top 10 from that year. Farhadi has a knack for communicating crucial pieces of his stories through the images onscreen rather than through dialogue, as if the stage directions written into included even the quickest glance between characters. 68 more words


Blackpaint 459 - Martial, Andre and Oscar at the Pompidou

Martial Raysse at the Pompidou Centre

I’d never heard of this artist until now; I suppose he’s a sort of Richard Hamilton – pop art, ideas man, always changing, cutting edge.   555 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art