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70. "The Ballad of Narayama", Shohei Imamura (1983)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list.

The Ballad of Narayama aka 楢山節考 or Narayama bushikō

dir. Shohei Imamura (1983) scr. Shohei Imamura, based on the novel by Shichiro Fukazawa… 256 more words


La Dolce Vita (1960)

Steiner: Don’t be like me. Salvation doesn’t lie within four walls. I’m too serious to be a dilettante and too much a dabbler to be a professional.

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Borgman (2013)

Written and Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam 


            In its early days, this website has explored a number of variants on the horror genre. Get Out… 425 more words


Viridiana, Luis Buñuel, 1961

Securing the Palme d’Or at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival, Viridiana marked Buñuel’s first great success as a filmmaker.  In many ways, this film is peak Buñuel.   263 more words

sex, lies and videotape

1989; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh; 100 mins

God damn! This long-awaited viewing of Steven Soderbergh‘s Palme d’Or winning and surprisingly confident debut movie… 515 more words


I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Directed by Ken Loach
Written by Paul Laverty

The Cannes Film Festival is perhaps at once the most famous, prestigious and pretentious film festival in the world. 740 more words


Twelve Cool Films from the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is in the books, and there are some cool things that happened at the 70th iteration of this super-prestigious festival.  This will be a causal post where I touch on a few of the things that interest me and therefore should interest you (because I am very often right).  1,163 more words

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