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Favourites of 2015: Film

This year I continued the effort to acquaint myself with admired films and directors. I may have watched a relatively small number of new films, but I did see films by Hitchcock, Ozu, Allen, Bergman, Chaplin, and Kurosawa, to name a few. 2,593 more words


Deux jours, une nuit

dir. Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne (2014) Picturehouse |★★★★1/2| 1 hour 35 mins, Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic elements.

The Dardenne brothers are no strangers to struggle. 821 more words


Deux jours, une nuit (dir. Luc Dardenne & Jean-Pierre Dardenne, 2014)

The Belgian filmmaking tandem, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, are well known for their minimalistic films, which focus on the economic burdens and moral ambiguities facing working-class persons in the Low Countries. 508 more words

2014 Films

"Two Days, One Night" Review

There is something to be said about a film that can thrill its audiences without the prevalence of an action-packed narrative. “Argo” is a great example of a mainstream film that had viewers on the edge of their seats despite a gunshot at no point ever even being fired. 369 more words



Two Days, One Night is the latest film by the Dardenne brothers starring Oscar winner Marion Cotillard as Sandra, a worker at a solar panel factory in a small town in Belgium, who is currently on sick leave after dealing with depression. 206 more words

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