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Review: Catherine Breillat Pulls a Chantal Akerman in Her Masteriece Fat Girl aka À Ma Soeur (2001)

*Les Spoilèrs*
Anaïs (Anaïs Reboux) and Elena (Roxane Mesquida) are two sisters on holiday with their parents in their vacation home in the French rivera. Anaïs is Elena’s younger sister. 1,024 more words


Exotica (1994)

If Atom Egoyan’s Exotica wasn’t quite as successful as it might have been, it probably has something to do with the deceptive advertising campaign Miramax Films used when it opened. 1,041 more words


Prominent Armenians call for LGBT equality

More than two-dozen prominent Armenians in the Diaspora have signed a statement supporting equality and justice for all in Armenia.

Among the signatories are poet Diana Der Hovanessian, filmmaker Atom Egoyan, actor and producer Arsinée Khanjian, musician Serge Tankian, and photographer Scout Tufankjian. 215 more words


Speaking parts (1989) Movie review; Painfully dull and pretentious.

Someone recommended this to me, I think this someone must not like me very much, this film was painfully dull and pretentious.

I am normally the guy telling people to give a movie time, or keep an open mind when it comes to directors trying to show you something new, I can’t defend this film, it simply stinks! 111 more words

Movie Reviews

Exotica (1994) -“What is it about a schoolgirl?”

Exotica (1994), a Canadian contemporary of Pulp Fiction, written and directed by Atom Egoyan revolves around the nightclub that gives the movie its title. It’s told in a disjointed chronological order, which means by the time the viewer is invited into the action, everything has already happened. 151 more words


Armenian Genocide on Film: Ararat

Ararat (2002)

FILM REVIEW; To Dwell on a Historic Tragedy or Not: A Bitter Choice


Published: November 15, 2002

The ideas jostling through ”Ararat,” Atom Egoyan’s profound reflection on historical memory, tumble off the screen in such heady profusion that while watching the movie you may worry that you’ll miss something important if you so much as blink. 142 more words


A Theatrical Week in Toronto

Monday morning, February 6, I will be tweeting and blogging live from the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto. David Mirvish will launch his 2012-2013 subscription series. 188 more words