Kaakka Muttai ( Crows Egg) ( 2015 ) 

Tamil with English Subtitles

Dir.: M Manikandan

I have a vivid memory of when I had my first taste of the famous Maggi noodles which now sit beside banned narcotics in India. 766 more words

World Cinema

Force Majeure


Sweden/Norway/France/Denmark 2014
Original Title: Turist
Director: Ruben Östlund
Cinematography: Fredrik Wenzel
Writer: Ruben Östlund
Key Cast: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Kristofer Hivju
Distributor: … 922 more words


Thoughts On... Wild Tales

Almodovar can attach himself to any project and I’ll fall over myself to see it. Welcome to release day for Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales.

The opening sequence may be a little close to home for anyone affected by recent events in France, but really sets the tone for the chapters to follow. 111 more words


25th Annual Festival of Films from Iran (February 7 through March 1)

The Gene Siskel Film Center welcomes you to the “25th Annual Festival of Films from Iran,” February 7 through March 1. Providing a view on contemporary Persian culture through the eyes of Iran’s filmmakers, the festival premieres six films showcasing the production of a nation where cinema is on the cutting edge while filmmakers are often simultaneously at risk for practicing their art. 45 more words

25th Annual Festival Of Films From Iran