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Glasgow Film Festival 2015 wrap-up: The Good, the Better and The Best

Well, that was it. This year’s Glasgow Film Festival is over and I will no longer ignore my studies for movies. It was a fantastic and I am quite pleasantly surprised that most films I watched were actually pretty good. 663 more words


GFF15 Review: Clouds Of Sils Maria (2014)

Oliver Assayas’ latest Clouds Of Sils Maria is a striking, sharp and particularly well layered meta drama with a pair of high standing performances at its fore. 143 more words


Force Majeure

Cast: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Vincent Wettergren, Clara Wettergren, Kristofer Hivju, Fanni Metelius

Director: Ruben Östlund

Writer: Ruben Östlund

How would you respond in a crisis? 835 more words


Glasgow Film Festival: "Coming Home" and "Force Majeure"

Coming Home

Yimou Zhang, a tremendous director with unbelievably beautiful films and an amazing filmography on his back, made a grand return with a very simple, yet deeply impacting film, which is the best he has made in the last 10 years. 747 more words


GFF 15: Dreamcatcher (Kim Longinotto, 2015)

One of many striking scenes in the documentary Dreamcatcher acts as a revelatory metaphor for the film itself. In a classroom full of vulnerable schoolgirls, Brenda Myers-Powell speaks about her past life as a sex worker in Chicago and the abuse she suffered as a child. 278 more words


Hey! It's the Internet Cat Video Festival

Since its launch in 2012, I’ve dreamed of attending the Internet Cat Video Festival in Minneapolis. It’s a mere 3,709 miles (according to Google) away from my home in Glasgow, but this year, the Festival came to me as part of Glasgow Film Festival. 185 more words

Glasgow Film Festival: "A Girl at my Door" and "The Treatment"

February 28th

A Girl at my Door

    South Korea might as well me one of my favorite countries in respect of cinema. I’m almost never disappointed by anything being made there and once more I am extremely glad for watching this one. 847 more words