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Winter Sleep (2014)

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

A magisterial land owner slowly learns that he’s a pretentious, conceited, and highly unsuccessful asshole in this clinically exacted study of male self-delusion. 332 more words

Denis Villeneuve film to compete at Cannes festival

MONTREAL – Denis Villeneuve‘s star-studded English-language project Sicario is headed to the Cannes Film Festival.

The latest project from the Oscar-nominated filmmaker will vie for the Palme d’Or against 16 other films including Todd Haynes’s… 90 more words


Film Crit Cram School: Paris, Texas

Wim Wenders’ emotional, evocative film works best when it relies on feeling and doesn’t lean heavily on logic. As a work of pure instinct, it’s an almost flawless treat for the senses — the cinematography burns like an afterimage and Ry Cooder’s score effortlessly carries the film along on its haunting twang. 579 more words

Film Crit Cram School

SideNote: Kış Uykusu

Sometimes an image is enough to make you question everything. For me it was many things, like seeing two grown men sliding around on a frozen lake in a blur of exuberant laughter ( 130 more words

Winter Sleep (2014)

Every Palme d’Or winner arrives with its own set of high expectations & the winner of this prestigious award at last year’s Cannes Film Festival is no different. 657 more words


Winter Sleep - a la Cehov și nu prea

Winter Sleep spune povestea unei familii care locuiește în Anatolia, frumoasa Anatolia care nu se vede aproape deloc, într-un hotel destul de kitschos care le aparține: un fost actor, Aydin, soția lui, Nihal, o tînără fără ocupație care se ocupă de acte de caritate și sora lui, Necla, divorțată. 713 more words


The Making of Art is not Pretty

Most movies tell stories.  Mr. Turner, about the English painter J.M.W. Turner just shows slices of his later life, giving the viewer a deep understanding of what drove the brilliant but eccentric artist. 441 more words

Chris Pisarra