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'Mulholland Drive' Leads Intriguing BBC Critics Poll On 21st Century's Top 100 Films

In response to the outcome of a 2015 poll of the 100 Greatest American Films of All Time, BBC Culture recently threw critics a different question. 831 more words

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The Look # 5: Tilda and Arno overdo it

I like it when actors break the fourth wall, otherwise I wouldn’t be writing this occasional series, but I do think it’s a device that should be used sparingly. 940 more words


Movies My Parents Wanted Me To See: Cache

Cache” was written and directed by Michael Haneke who made “Funny Games” (both the original and the remake), “The White Ribbon” and “Amour.” My parents gave me the DVD to this film as a Christmas present, and I went ahead and watched it before going out to see the “Funny Games” remake in theaters. 902 more words

The Piano Teacher

No director has been so oriented on sadism quite like Michael Haneke. The filmmaker has explored brutality through analyzing racial and social inequality (Caché 510 more words


Amour (2012)

Dir. Michael Haneke. Starring Emmanuelle Riva, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Isabelle Huppert

After Anne has had her first stroke – indeed, towards the tail end of her life as a more or less ambulatory, thinking human being – she and Georges are eating a meal together. 1,636 more words


UMP Recommends - Funny Games

A director retelling the same story usually extricates nothing spectacular – George Sluizer tried it with his Dutch captive thriller Spoorloos (few years later remade in USA by the same director), Eli Roth with his horror-wonder… 506 more words