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American Sniper (Clint Eastwood, USA, 2014)

Thirty five feature films in 44 years means that Clint Eastwood is one of the most prolific filmmakers working in/around Hollywood today.

Violence, including violence during wartime, is an issue that is never too far from Eastwood’s mind, with titles like  1,735 more words

Film Reviews

Caché (Hidden) (2005)

This work from Michael Haneke (The White Ribbon, 2009) opens with a street view which we soon discover is actually video footage of a couple which was left on their doorstep. 378 more words


Funny Games in our minds

Funny Games (1997) dir. Michael Haneke

Michael Haneke’s 1997 Austrian film Funny Games (and the 2007 American shot-by-shot remake) is a horror that constantly asks viewers why they keep watching. 317 more words

Movie Notes

Funny Games

Funny Games (2007) – Michael Haneke

My first encounter with Austrian filmmaker Haneke after being heavily recommended to watch his work. A horrifying film. Certainly pushed horror to the point that you knew there was more to be said here. 151 more words