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Yi Yi

★★★★★

Following a year in the life of a middle-class Taiwanese family, the late Edward Yang’s Yi Yi – his final feature – is a profoundly intimate expression of finding beauty in the everyday and meaning in the mundane. 115 more words

Films

2017: My Year in Film

Following in the footsteps of last year, 2017 proved to be yet another year of minimal film viewing. Part of this, like 2016, was due to the disappointingly short list of newly released films I hoped to see. 1,371 more words

Edward Yang

Scraps: "A Brighter Summer Day"

Director: Edward Yang
Cinematographer: Hui Kung Chang & Longyu Zhang

  • Masterful and contemplative, an important film that lingers with you long after the viewing.
  • Tensions of time, history and family life in an uncertain time.
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COFIB: The End

This weekend, the very last edition of the COFIB film seminars in Neerpelt took place. The seminar focused on great ‘last films’.

Afgelopen weekend vond in het Dommelhof te Neerpelt het COFIB*-weekend plaats, een filmseminarie dat een cinefiel publiek uit Vlaanderen en Nederland verzamelt om zeven films en vier lezingen bij te wonen. 182 more words

Cinema

Moving pictures 2017, #63

I think this post pretty much brings me up to date with these film posts, although I’ve still got about eighty DVDs/Blu-rays on the pile to watch (some of them are rewatches, however, of films I’ve seen before). 1,894 more words

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Moving pictures 2017, #62

Let it not be said I don’t watch a variety of films, as this post should demonstrate. Okay, half are from the US, but from the 1930s and 1990s and the current decade… and the last is a spoof a 1970s exploitation film… 1,565 more words

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The endurance of the human bladder

As Alfred Hitchcock famously said, “the length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder”, but some of the films below stretch that endurance somewhat – happily, not as much Béla Tarr’s… 328 more words

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