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Moving pictures 2017, #49

Six films, six different countries. Much as I try to spread my viewing, it doesn’t always work out so well. A good mix of films too. 1,613 more words

Films

Syndromes and a Century (2006)

“Instead of depicting life and death dramas of patients in jeopardy, Weerasethakul focuses on herbal cures, reincarnation, the quirky private lives of monks, orchids, romance, holistic healing techniques, and the tranquil beauty of the natural world.” 299 more words

2000s

Moving pictures 2017, #34

I think I might start posting DVD haul posts as well as book haul ones. Admittedly, many of the films I watch are rental DVDs, but those I can’t find at either LoveFilm or Cinema Paradiso, and are not recent releases, I generally have to hunt down, so perhaps it’s worthwhile recording that. 2,097 more words

Films

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, May 2017

Hey! It’s May(‘s Criterion round-up for Paste Magazine)! An Ozu movie written around fart jokes is an Ozu movie well in my wheelhouse, but I did not write about  127 more words

Features

Apichatpong Weerasethakul "Monuments" at Shanghart Westbund

Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970) solo exhibition “Monuments” in Shanghart’s Westbund space in Shanghai runs from May 27 to to July 27, 2017.

The exhibition spans over two floors and features video and photo works from the artist from 2007 to 2017. 43 more words

2017

#875 Mysterious Object at Noon (2000)

#875 Mysterious Object at Noon

2000 // Thailand // Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Criterion Collection (LINK)

My impression on Thai cinema is occupied by the name Apichatpong Weerasethakul, action star Tony Jaa and the once market-dominating ghost horror films. 342 more words

Criterion Collection

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I was recently contacted by a filmmaker whose documentary has been in production for four years, and it is still in the process of being made. 543 more words