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Amour (2012)

Before this movie review blog was born, we occasionally wrote about movies over on our other blog, Expert Textperts. This is one of those… 979 more words


The Eyes of My Mother ★

Nicolas Pesce’s directorial debut The Eyes of My Mother presents scenes that are all disturbing. The black-and-white horror film is a fever dream of sorts that depicts a tragedy that occurs to a young girl’s family during her childhood and the resulting loneliness that lingers into the girl’s adulthood. 526 more words

'Goodnight Mommy' Review

Set almost entirely within one house, the influence of Austrian auteur Michael Haneke is stamped all over Goodnight Mommy, a stunning statement of intent from writer/director duo Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala that manages to deliver a steady stream of escalating tension without ever threatening to overplay its hand. 236 more words


'Benny's Video' is Another Incredible Film by Michael Haneke

By Lois Kennedy

Director: Michael Haneke

Cast: Arno Frisch, Ulrich Muhe, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Stassner

Benny is a teenage boy who’s obsessed with filming everything in his life. 349 more words



Throughout his career, Paul Verhoeven has sought to push the limits between comedy and violence. The filmmaker legendarily blended the two themes together for Total Recall… 452 more words


Best of ’16, Honorable Mention: Tomcat

Tomcat (Kater). Klaus Händl. Austria.

Imagine Michael Haneke directing a queer remake of Ruben Östlund’s Force majeure that also doubles as a lusty, comedic update of the myth of Adam & (St)eve, and you’ll have a pretty good sense of what to expect from actor-turned-director Klaus Händl’s sophomore feature, Tomcat. 263 more words