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Two Days, One Night

Marion Cotillard, who turns 40 today, is certainly one of our finest current film performers. She’s already won one Oscar (for 2007’s “La Vie en Rose”), she successfully (and consistently) bridges the gap between art and commerce (an array of both blockbusters  483 more words


Deux Jours, Une Nuit — Film review and reflections to the working class society in western Europe

Before our daughter was born last year, I was reading an article on a number of films that won special accolades at Cannes Film Festival in 2014, and two of them I could particularly remember — Leviathan from Russia and Deux jours, une nuit from Belgium. 2,094 more words


Here and there

Links to a few interesting things that have come my way in the past few weeks:


Two Days, One Night (2014): Liberté, Égalité ... Fraternité??

The Dardenne brothers – Jean-Pierre and Luc, the Belgian masters of mythical realism – have always placed survival and class struggle at the forefront of their cinema. 1,025 more words


Forgiveness in Le fils

Le fils (2002) dir. Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

The movies are full of revenge fantasies. There’s a drive for revenge that is embedded in the human psyche, but few of us ever have the opportunity to enact it. 274 more words

Movie Notes

Everybody's Chattin + Question of the week: Favorite directing duos & their film(s)

Hello, hello! How’s everybody doing today? I’m still basking in the all the feels I got yesterday from THIS lovely tweet from my gorgeous cinematic sweetheart… 460 more words

Everybody's Chattin'