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Telluride 2014: Jon Stewart and "Rosewater"

Jon Stewart makes a notable directorial debut with “Rosewater”, the true story of journalist Maziar Bahari returning to Iran to cover the elections in 2009 who is arrested as a spy and imprisoned. 606 more words


'Birdman' director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's film debut 'Amores Perros'

While everyone and myself included can’t wait to see Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s film Birdman. I just wanted to share one of the best films that I’ve ever seen in my life that actually marked Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s film debut as a director in 2000. 191 more words

Rosewater (2014)

FILM FESTIVAL FILM REVIEW: London Film Festival || Seen at Odeon West End, London, Sunday 12 October 2014 || My Rating likeable

Jon Stewart is well-known already for his work as a comedian and host of… 291 more words


58th BFI London Film Festival: Rosewater Review

The 2009 Iranian elections saw a controversial win by leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over public favourite Mir-Hossein Mousavi which sparked protests in the streets of Iran. Working on behalf of Newsweek, Maziar Bahari travelled to Iran to report on the elections and was soon swept up in the turmoil. 552 more words


No (2012): Chile's Cola-Powered Tryst With Destiny

1988. Chile. A referendum to decide the future of a nation. Yes or No. A battle fought at homes. In television sets. An ad-man steps up to the challenge and gambles all on human nature to get rid of a dictator. 1,205 more words

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London Film Festival Review: Rosewater

Title:                         Rosewater

Certificate:               tbc

Director:                   Jon Stewart

Major Players:         Gael Barcia Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Claire Foy

Out Of Five:             3

Jon Stewart? The Jon Stewart, from The Daily Show?  685 more words

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Deciphering Amores Perros: Three Recurring Images & What They Mean

In 2000, director Alejandro González Iñárittu released his first feature-length film, Amores Perros. It was the first film in a trilogy exploring the theme of death. 1,217 more words