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ELEPHANT

2003; written and directed by Gus Van Sant; 81 mins

“Firecrackers!” That seems to be the recurring motif in these scenarios. Many a time, one reads of witnesses describing the sound of firecrackers nearby in the initial shots of a horrific domestic massacre. 481 more words

Drama

NZIFF '16/06 - I, DANIEL BLAKE

2016; directed by Ken Loach; written by Paul Laverty; 100 mins

I really don’t know how to start this review. Do I start with a political rant? 1,217 more words

Drama

God and Death in The Seventh Seal

        “I want to ask him about God. He must know. He if anyone.” Says Knight Antonius Block (Max Von Sydow) in his search for God, to restore or eliminate what little faith remains in him after witnessing the miseries, cruelty of men and the silence of God. 1,184 more words

Film Review

Emotions in The Son's Room

         Both the healer and the healed have at least one thing in common between them: both have a multitude of emotions inside them. Giovanni (Nanni) Moretti’s… 862 more words

Film Review

Cannes 2016: I, Daniel Blake

I covered Cannes Film Festival this year and I will be posting my reviews on here daily. My pieces are on a website known as The Upcoming, and have been published in something called Swipe magazine. 380 more words

This Film Reveals the Cruel Dysfunction of the British Welfare System

Brandon Harris writes: Cannes came and went yet again, handing out prizes to a bevy of films that left many in attendance scratching their heads. Arch left-wing Brit realist… 476 more words

Mediasphere

I, Daniel Blake: Teaser Trailer

Veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach‘s latest film I,Daniel Blake has just won the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Written by his frequent collaborator Paul Laverty… 88 more words

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