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The Past

Welcome back to our occasional feature of reviewing new films frustratingly close to the end of their cinematic run. Today is the turn of French drama… 391 more words


The Past

Two things occurred to me while watching the 2013 French and Persian language film, “The Past”. The first, was that I really think that Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is on to something with these familial dramas that play like thrillers. 532 more words


After A Separation, the divorce: Asghar Farhadi's sort-of-sequel, The Past

I’ve just seen my first great movie of the year*. It’s not flashy. It’s not ground-breaking. But it is very, very well observed, richly acted (including a terrific performance from a young boy, always hard to achieve), and just absolutely bloody brilliantly written. 389 more words

The Past (Asghar Farhadi)

Asghar Farhadi’s The Past could scarcely have come more highly anticipated. His French-language debut, starring her-off-The-Artist Bérénice Bejo and him-off-A-Prophet Tahar Rahim, follows in the footsteps of his international hit… 536 more words


Movie Review: The Past (2013)

The Past (2013)

Starring- Berenice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mossafa, Pauline Burlet, Elyes Aguis, Jeanne Jestin, Sabrina Ouazani, Babak Karimi

Director- Asghar Farhadi

PG-13- mature thematic material and brief strong language… 2,175 more words

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Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Have Called It Quits In A Blog Post On GOOP

In a blog post entitled, “Conscious Uncoupling,” on the website GOOP, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin have announced that they have separated. 269 more words

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“The past is a foreign country, they do things differently there.” – L.P. Hartley

Following on from his widely successful breakthrough film A Separation (2011) Iranian director… 778 more words