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What Have I Been Watching? ... The Handmaiden

Yesterday, I started one of my favorite “classes.” I use quotes because it’s not a class in the traditional sense. We basically watch a film and afterwards the moderator brings in the director, writers, producers and/or actors to talk about the making-of the film but we don’t get graded. 398 more words


The Wave

We tried to see this at the Whistler Film Festival but they had both technical and organizational difficulties that meant the movie just didn’t play at our intended screening, and they weren’t able to get us into any other. 423 more words


WIFF praised as second-biggest film festival in Canada

The Windsor International Film Festival — one of the city’s cultural highlights — is being praised as the second-biggest film festival in Canada.

According to the Toronto International Film Festival, WIFF is now ranked second amongst the 158 events in the TIFF circuit. 289 more words

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Il fiore delle mille e una notte

Synopsis: Legendary director Pier Paolo Pasolini combines the heroics and hedonism of the classic Arabian tales with his dreamlike vision of bawdy pleasures and sublime sensuality to create Arabian Nights, the masterwork of his “Trilogy of Life.” 1,203 more words


The 60th BFI London Film Festival: Creepy Review

Kiyoshi Kurosawa – a Japanese horror maestro – attracted critics’ attention with his 1997 Cure, a horror film in the purest sense of the word, with an ability to unsettle the audience that was a second to none; … 926 more words


Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Claudia Cardinale – If It Happened Yesterday, It's History

Foreign films are a guilty pleasure in my household. Among them are some of the greats Amelie, Cinema Paradiso, 8 ½, and The Leopard (II Gattopardo). 23 more words


The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 7 out of 10

4-Word Review: Lots of car accidents.

The residents of a poor Australian town known as Paris come up with a scheme to cause car accidents to those traveling through it which will allow them to salvage what’s left of the vehicle and resell it for goods or cash.   520 more words