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Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga

Synopsis: An American student’s family curse, an ancient Austrian castle of torture and a demonic incantation that resurrects the infamous 16th Century sadist known as ‘Baron Blood’. 672 more words


The 12 London Korean Film Festival: Warriors of the Dawn Review

In 1592, the Korean Peninsula suffered a surprise attack by Japanese forces, led by Imperial Regent Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who intended to conquer the Joseon-ruled Korean Peninsula as a gateway to the Ming-dynasty-ruled Chinese territory; the initial invasion started the so-called Imjin War which lasted until 1598, for seven years, and just like any other war, it was a bloody ordeal that wreaked havoc upon the land and its people. 664 more words


The 12th London Korean Film Festival: In Conversation with Kim Dae-hwan, the director of ‘The First Lap’

Kim Dae-hwan is an up-and-coming South Korean film director; while still in college, he directed two short films, Picnic (2010) and Interview (2011); he introduced his debut feature,  2,605 more words

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The 12th London Korean Film Festival: The First Lap Review

The London leg of the 12th London Korean Film festival came to a close this year with The First Lap, the second feature of an up-and-coming South Korean indie filmmaker… 701 more words


The 12 London Korean Film Festival: The Merciless Review

What motivates acts of betrayal and revenge, two of cinema’s favourite subjects that have been characterised in popular culture in various ways? There is no direct answer to that, but it seems like the attempts to illustrate them as destructive powers had worked out sufficiently thus far. 501 more words


Quai d'Orsay

Synopsis: Doors slam and papers fly in this off-the-wall comedy lampooning French politics from master filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (The Princess of Montpensier). Based on the award-winner graphic novel by former government speech writer Abel Lanzac, The French Minister revolves around fictional Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandre Taillard de Vorms (a tour-de- comic performance by Thierry Lhermitte), a human whirlwind and a man confident in France’s importance on the world stage. 669 more words



To celebrate the newly kindled partnership between Fontana Regional Library and the video streaming service Kanopy, let’s explore a few of the classics that we now have access to. 1,090 more words