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Festival de Cannes 70: Das weiße Band, 2009

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. 176 more words


The White Ribbon

Ever since auteurism shifted critical emphasis from a film’s story, character and intention to the director’s treatment of the material, “literary cinema” has been one of the most loaded labels that can be applied to a movie. 457 more words


The Piano Teacher - Review


I’m not exactly sure how to describe my relationship with Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher because I remember viewing it after I had only been familiar with the title after seeing three other films from his own body of work and having loved each of them: I was unsure what to be prepared for. 1,039 more words

Film Reviews

The Piano Teacher, 2001

A respected professor has an affair with a gifted student and reveals her masochistic tendencies. Isabelle Huppert won an award at Cannes for her brilliant yet disturbing work. 14 more words


March 23: Happy Birthday Keri Russell and Joan Crawford

For today, I had a choice among a number of well-known but not superstar faces from the present, and a pair of big names from the past, so I decided to go with one of each. 1,465 more words

Celebrity Birthdays