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My favorite films: Part 5 (5-1)

5. The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)

It’s no secret that Billy Wilder’s brand of cynicism can be a beauty to watch, given the dour double-crosses of  912 more words


'Two Days' Wins Sydney Festival Prize

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s “Two Days One Night,” won the Sydney Film Prize on the closing night of the Sydney Film Festival.

The film was chosen by a jury headed by Rachel Perkins and filmmakers Khalo Matabane (South Africa) and Oh Jung-wan (South Korea), film critic and curator Shelly Kraicer (Canada) and Australian actress Rachael Blake. 172 more words


'Two Days, One Night' takes top prize at Sydney Film Festival

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s Two Days, One Night has taken the top prize at the Sydney Film Festival, trumping favourites such as Boyhood and Locke,  98 more words


L'enfant (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Belgium, 2005)

L’enfant was my introduction to the Dardenne brothers. The 2005 Cannes Palm d’Or winner was a striking reminder of what film can do: introduce viewers to unfamiliar circumstances and experiences, or provide new ways of looking at the familiar. 439 more words