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Two Days, One Night (2014) MOVIE REVIEW

I have never been a big fan of the Dardenne Brothers and I was left underwhelmed by The Kid with a Bike. Their adopt a hyper realistic style to film making that usually composes of no score and scattered pieces of soundtrack. 597 more words

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DVD Review: Two Days, One Night

Starring: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongioni, Catherine Salee
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Rating: 8/10

The Dardenne Brothers are the Belgian equivalent of Ken Loach – masters of gritty social drama infused with a warm humanity. 647 more words


The Garden of Narrative Delights, introduced

One of the reasons I wanted to make this blog, beyond trying to introduce prospective readers to my book, was to think out loud about the different ways that stories give us pleasure. 259 more words


Criterion: La Promesse


A friend once told me that once you’ve seen a Dardennes film, you’ve seen them all. He didn’t mean this in a flattering sense, but as an argument against their stature as modern auteurs. 955 more words


New York Film Festival: "Two Days, One Night"

The Dardenne brothers are back, and their latest festival entry is only partly effective. The major change from what we’ve come to expect from them is having an international star, Marion Cotillard, as the lead in their film. 563 more words

Pilgrimages - MVFF, Day 9 (Sat., 10/11): "You Had Me, I Never Had You"

When 25 year-old French Canadian auteur Xavier Dolan accepted a Jury Prize at last May’s Cannes Film Festival, he told jury chair Jane Campion, “ 428 more words


How Not to Mention 'American Horror Story' : Links You Need to See

Because I told myself I wouldn’t talk about  for the rest of the day, I’ll try to get the first two bits about [Below- 410 more words

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