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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Aquarius

Aquarius Brazil/France 2016 Written by Kleber Mendonça Filho Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Watched on 21.10.2016 When a movie starts with a song by “Queen”, who to this day are my favorite band of all time, and later on features … Continue reading

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Screener-Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale Japan 2000 Written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the novel by Koushun Takami Directed by Kinji Fukasaku Watched on 03.04.2017 More than 16 years after its release in Japan, “Battle Royale” is finally going to be freely available … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Alone (Hon-ja)

Alone (Hon-ja) South Korea 2015 Written by Hye-jin Cha & Hong-min Park Directed by Hong-min Park Watched on 21.10.2016 Every year there are a couple of movies that end up on my “maybe”-list. Sometimes, I decide to give them a … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 1: Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea USA 2016 Written by Kenneth Lonergan Directed by Kenneth Lonergan Watched on 20.10.2016 “Manchester by the Sea” was the opening movie of this year’s Viennale. After so many movies at the /slash filmfestival that felt rather … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2016: Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic USA 2016 Written by Matt Ross Directed by Matt Ross Watched on 04.09.2016 “Captain Fantastic” was sweet, but not unproblematic. However, before we get into that – and thus, ultimately into (light) spoiler territory, let’s first talk about … Continue reading

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/slash ½ 2016 – Day 2: The Lure (Córki dancingu)

“The Lure” (Córki dancingu) Poland 2015 Written by Robert Bolesto Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska Watched on 29.04.2016 I really wanted to love “The Lure”, but after a very promising and really strong start, it increasingly lost focus, losing itself in … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2016: The Commune (Kollektivet)

The Commune (Kollektivet) Denmark 2016 Written by Tobias Lindholm & Thomas Vinterberg Directed by Thomas Vinterberg Watched on 23.04.2016 “Kollektivet” is the latest movie from “Festen” and “Jagten”-director Thomas Vinterberg, and while not quite reaching their level, it nevertheless was … Continue reading

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