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Film review: Amour (2012)

There is nothing sadder that the thought of how inevitable growing old is. It is not the idea of having wrinkles and grey hair that is scary though, but the fact that we would start to feel redundant in this world of transience. 386 more words

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Cannes 2016: Bacalaureat [Graduation]

I covered Cannes Film Festival this year, and I will be posting my reviews here weekly. My pieces are on a website known as The Upcoming and have been published in something called Swipe magazine. 382 more words

Greece, Iceland, Slovenia Enter Foreign-Language Oscar Race

Greece, Iceland and Slovenia are the latest countries to add their submissions to the list of contenders for the foreign-language Oscar.

The Greek Ministry of Culture has selected comedy “Chevalier” (pictured), which premiered at the 2015 Locarno Film Festival, as Greece’s entry. 538 more words


Caché (2005)

Caché is a film about an upper-class Parisian family whose lives change dramatically when they start receiving a series of mysterious tapes at their front door. 1,055 more words


Back to School Part II #27: Benny's Video (dir by Michael Haneke)

For our next film in this Back to School series of reviews, let’s take a look at the 1992 Austrian film, Benny’s Video.  It’s a dark and disturbing film about murder and the death of morality. 587 more words


Caché - the hidden truths that destroy lives

Caché (Hidden) directed by Michael Haneke (France, 2005)

On 17th October 1961, the French National Police, following orders  from the head of the Parisian police force, Maurice Papon,  attacked a peaceful demonstration of around 30,000 pro-National Liberation Front (FLN) Algerians. 504 more words