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Viennale 2015 – Day 11: Nie yin niang (The Assassin)

Nie yin niang China 2015 Written by Zhong Acheng, Hsiao-hsien Hou & Hai-Meng Hsieh Directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou Watched on 01.11.2015 “The Assassin” was mostly well received by critics, and Hsiao-Hsien Hou won Best Director at this years Cannes Film … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 11: Abluka (Frenzy)

Abluka Turkey 2015 Written by Emin Alper Directed by Emin Alper Watched on 01.11.2015 Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later. After 22 movies at this years Viennale that I more or less enjoyed, “Abluka” was the … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 11: Mistress America

Mistress America USA 2015 Written by Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig Directed by Noah Baumbach Watched on 01.11.2015 “Mistress America” joins a couple of recent movies that dealt with the dark side of ambition, and mixes it with a nice … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 11: The End of the Tour

The End of the Tour USA 2015 Written by Donald Margulies, based on a book by David Lipsky Directed by James Ponsoldt Watched on 01.11.2015 I’m afraid it’s once again time to prove my cultural ignorance by admitting that before … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 10: Irrational Man

Irrational Man USA 2015 Written by Woody Allen Directed by Woody Allen Watched on 31.10.2015 After last years very charming “Magic in the Moonlight”, I’m afraid that I’d personally rank “Irrational Man” among Woody Allen’s lesser works. Which is not … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 10: Einer von uns (One of Us)

Einer von uns AUT 2015 Written by Stephan Richter Directed by Stephan Richter Watched on 31.10.2015 This is going to be a hard review to write, since a) I’m an advocate for Austrian cinema, b) I commend the filmmakers for … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 9: The Devil’s Candy

The Devil’s Candy USA 2015 Written by Sean Byrne Directed by Sean Byrne Watched on 30.10.2015 I have a hard time accepting the fact that “The Devil’s Candy” comes from the same guy who gave us the awesome “The Loved … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 9: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl USA 2015 Written by Jesse Andrews (based on his novel) Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Watched on 30.10.2015 “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” was absolutely wonderful and fantastic. Strangely enough, given the … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 8: Results

Results USA 2015 Written by Andrew Bujalski Directed by Andrew Bujalski Watched on 29.10.2015 Mumblecore is tricky business. Done right, it can be more lifelike and thus relatable than a regular hollywood comedy. Done wrong, it can be extremely mundane, … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 7: A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year USA 2014 Written by J.C. Chandor Directed by J.C. Chandor Watched on 28.10.2015 “A Most Violent Year” was a pretty good movie, well shot, and with a top-class cast – but narratively, it was nothing special, … Continue reading

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