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Oscars Watch: 92 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 90th Academy Awards

From Oscars.org: A record 92 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards®. Haiti, Honduras, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Senegal and Syria are first-time entrants. 767 more words

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LIFF 31 Review: Happy End

Day Three of the Leeds International Film Festival brought the first screening of Michael Haneke’s (Amour, Cache, Funny Games) new family drama Happy End. S… 487 more words


Lacking authenticity, The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a torturous 'waste of cinema'

From the ancients to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Greek mythology has long influenced storytellers and creators. Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos pays his respects to the myth of Iphigenia in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. 569 more words


Happy End: Haneke's latest

Some of you may be familir with Michael Haneke’s work. His films usually delve into the darkest corners of the human condition, the alienation and isolation of the modern world and the decadent and meaningless life style of the bourgeoise. 447 more words


BFI London Film Festival '17 Review: 'Happy End' boasts the bleakness of a typical Haneke film, but none of the impact

Much like a lot of Michael Haneke’s work, ‘Happy End’ basks in an amusingly ironic title. Unlike a lot of the prolific director’s films, however, his latest output fails to make much of an emotional impact at all, despite its overbearing bleakness. 472 more words


Happy End - "Darkly comic and stingingly relevant"

For Michael Haneke to title a film Happy End is a surprise. Between Funny Games, Amour and The White Ribbon, the bland term of happy cannot be applied. 569 more words

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Happy End Review

It says a lot about the current state of children’s/tweens’ entertainment that the most unwatchable thing in the new Michael Haneke film, Happy End, is not a daughter poisoning her mother or an old man asking a group of strangers to push him into traffic, but a Youtube vlog. 601 more words