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Kushuthara: Pattern of Love

The Kingdom of Bhutan is no common place; and while it is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural variety and depth are heartfelt. 659 more words


Ep. 2 Fabricated City - Korean Movie Review

Joe and Fred review Fabricated City starring Ji Chang-Wook, Sim Eun-Kyung, Ahn Jae-Hon, directed by Park Kwang-Hyun. Our special guest is LA comedian and writer, Lorraine DeGraffenreidt. 240 more words


Film review - Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, 2017)

If you’ve seen Toni Erdmann, you may be forgiven for leaving the cinema mightily confused. Not because the film was overly complicated, but perhaps because you’d watched a film drastically wide of what you’d been expecting. 555 more words

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Faith of Gods and Men

Director Xavier Beauvois’s Of Gods and Men wrestles with heavy questions of post-colonial anger and the essence of humanity in a complex and thoughtful script about the unsolved murders of seven French Trappist monks during the Algerian Civil War. 175 more words


Der Letzte Mann / The Last Laugh (F. W. Murnau, 1924)

Alfred Hitchcock once described Murnau’s The Last Laugh as an “almost perfect film”. Watching it now it’s hard to disagree with him.

The film stars Emil Jannings as a nameless aging doorman at a well-respected hotel in Germany. 359 more words

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Synopsis: Greece’s Official Entry for the Academy Awards®, ATTENBERG is a wonderfully deadpan, surprisingly touching coming-of-age story. 23-year-old Marina lives in a small, factory town by the sea where she passes her time watching Sir David Attenborough’s nature programs, listening to the proto-punk songs of Suicide, goofing with her only friend Bella, and tending to her ailing father. 762 more words


The Trollenberg Terror

Synopsis: Scripted by Hammer stalwart Jimmy Sangster and starring Forrest Tucker, this British chiller was based on a popular TV series. A scientist, Alan Brooks (Forrest Tucker) arrives at the small alpine village of Trollenberg to investigate the decapitation of a mountaineer. 624 more words