Category Archives: cinema 2014

Viennale 2014 – Day 12: Whiplash

Whiplash USA 2014 Written by Damien Chazelle Directed by Damien Chazelle Of all the screenings that I went to at last years Viennale, “Whiplash” by far got the most cheers and applause. The audience seemed to be in a real … Continue reading

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Viennale 2014 – Day 12: Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge USA 2014 Written by Jane Anderson, based on the novel by Elizabeth Strout Directed by Lisa Cholodenko Thanks to Sky, who held a screening of “Olive Kitteridge” during the Viennale, I had the chance to see this HBO … Continue reading

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Viennale 2014 – Day 12: Stimmen (Voices)

Stimmen (Voices) Austria 2014 Written by Mara Mattuschka Directed by Mara Mattuschka This movie sounded really interesting and promising – so interesting and promising in fact, that it was one of the reasons why I decided to take the day … Continue reading

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Viennale 2014 – Day 11: Listen Up Philip

Listen Up Philip USA 2014 Written by Alex Ross Perry Directed by Alex Ross Perry “Listen Up Philip” is in line with recent movies about obnoxious people, like (and I’m mentioning those two simply because they were the first to … Continue reading

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Viennale 2014 – Day 10: La chambre bleue (The Blue Room)

La chambre bleue (The Blue Room) France 2014 Written by Stéphanie Cléau & Mathieu Amalric, based on the novel by Georges Simenon Directed by Mathieu Amalric Maybe I was getting fatigued – this was my 10th Viennale-day, after all, and … Continue reading

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Viennale 2014 – Day 10: We Come as Friends

We Come as Friends Austria | France 2014 Concept by Hubert Sauper Directed by Hubert Sauper “We Come as Friends” is an important and often times fascinating look at the – mostly devastating – effects of colonization. In a way, … Continue reading

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Viennale 2014 – Day 10: Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher USA 2014 Written by E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman Directed by Bennett Miller “Foxcatcher” was praised by many as a stunning real-life drama, a dark tale about ambition and the american way of life, and/or a fascinating character … Continue reading

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