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Smiles of a Summer Night review

Toni and I watched this movie last night and were very happy we did.  While story is complex, the direction, camera and lighting were magnificent.  It’s easy to see how this film won the Palme d’Or at Cannes.  16 more words


Gate of Hell / 地獄門 (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1953)

Teinosuke Kinugasa’s film Gate of Hell was a global smash upon its original release, winning the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1954, plus a couple of Academy Awards. 546 more words


LFF 14: Winter Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2014)

I’ve always fallen victim to the Cannes juror’s choices for the Palme D’or. Whether that’s the intense work of Michael Haneke (The White Ribbon/Amour… 280 more words


Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

Cast: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux, Salim Kechiouche

The extremely controversial, Blue is the Warmest Colour wowed the jury at Cannes to take home the coveted Palme d’Or. 953 more words

Film Reviews

Cream of the Crop: "Pulp Fiction"


In this section, films of the highest artistic merit, considered all-time best (some of them, not by popular opinion), will be discussed and reviewed.

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Borgman (2013)

Borgman (2013) – Alex van Warmerdam

Skrin yang gelap dimulakan dengan sebuah kutipan ayat suci Bible, “And they descended upon the earth to strengthen their ranks.” Bagi sesiapa yang membaca Bible, tentu sedikit sebanyak ada kefahaman dan pengetahuan tentang konteks ayat berikut. 587 more words