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"Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Release date: Dec. 2014)

The director of “Once Upon A Time In Anatolia” brings us once again a film in which the beauty of the natural landscapes of Anatolia is an important character in the plot. 324 more words

Two Nights, One Day | Film Review

Two Days, One Night generates a perfect platform to explore human frailty, fear and fortitude.

About to return to work after having time off while suffering depression, Sandra (Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose) discovers a ballot was taken in her absence, voting her out of a job in exchange for staff bonuses. 215 more words

Movie Matters

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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