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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

Cache (Hidden)

The simplest of thrillers!!

This was my first Michael Haneke movie and it was pretty something. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. Reason?? 195 more words


Cannes Speculation: Payne, Coppola, Haneke & What Isn't Festival-Bound

The Cannes Film Festival will celebrate its 70th birthday beginning in a little over two months, and that means it’s time to start the stroll poll of who’ll be on the red carpet for the fest that runs May 17-28. 2,111 more words

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Haneke’s Amour in Singapore

Local reception of Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winning film Amour (2012) may seem not to have matched up to its raving reviews and wide critical acclaim: of all the 263 films screened in Singapore that year, … 2,644 more words


On Asghar Farhadi...

~~In the wake of Asghar Farhadi’s win of a second Oscar last night, I am re-posting this 2012 review of his earlier masterpiece “A Separation.” I have not seen “The Salesman” for which he won the second Oscar. 749 more words


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