Monthly Archive: April, 2016

BLINDSIDED BY THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH [1976]

The sad death of David Bowie prompted me to watch this flick, which coincidently was already on my list of Blindspot films to watch. Somehow I have never seen a movie featuring the… Continue reading

RAMS (Hrútar) [2015]

Directed by Grímur Hákonarson Written by Grímur Hákonarson Starring: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving This film played at a Scandinavian film festival last year and I was angry that I missed it,… Continue reading

AFFF: MY KING (MON ROI) [2015]

Directed by Maïwenn Written by Etienne Comar (screenplay), Maïwenn (screenplay) Starring: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel Much like Lolo, I doubt I’d have seen this film if it were American. The French… Continue reading

AFFF: THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT (Le Tout Nouveau Testament) [2015]

Directed by Jaco Van Dormael Written by Thomas Gunzig, Jaco Van Dormael Starring: Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve, François Damiens A girl, Ea, tells us her story. She knows who God is;… Continue reading

AFFF: LOLO [2015]

Directed by Julie Delpy Written by Julie Delpy Starring: Julie Delpy, Dany Boon, Vincent Lacoste, Karin Viard A perfect image of how little I know about French cinema – Julie Delpy is a… Continue reading

CRUISIN’ ROUND THE BLOGOSPHERE #3

I hope every is having a good week. Happy Friday! 🙂 Those assholes over at AWM posted a great small review of O Brother Where Art Thou?, a Coen film I somehow have… Continue reading

AFFF: DHEEPAN [2015]

Directed by Jacques Audiard Written by Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré Starring: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby From the opening scene, we are presented with a strong image; we cant make… Continue reading

The Alliance Française French Film Festival: 2016

One of my favourite times of the year, we are treated to a huge list of French films, spanning across a range of genres. I have already seen Dheepan and Lolo, and tonight… Continue reading

EYE IN THE SKY [2015]

Directed by Gavin Hood Written by Guy Hibbert Starring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi While this is a tense and gripping flick from the opening scenes, I find myself feeling conflicted.… Continue reading

CRUISIN’ ROUND THE BLOGOSPHERE #2

What’s been happening in the last week among our beloved community? Chckerd has posted a review of Knight of Cups that seems to be one of the few that align with my liking… Continue reading