Archive for April, 2016

Official Cannes Film Festival 2016 poster

Cannes Film Festival 2016

in Cannes Film Festival

The 69th Cannes film festival is taking place from May 11th to May 22nd 2016 in Cannes, France. Read our movie reviews below and check out our Cannes festival blog for exclusive pictures, commentaries and behind-the-scenes. CANNES FILM FESTIVAL BLOG CANNES FILM REVIEWS Gimme Danger The Neon Demon AWARDS Here is the list of award winners, including sidebars: OFFICIAL COMPETITION Palme d’Or: I, Daniel Blake – […]

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Louder Than Bombs movie poster

Louder Than Bombs

in Norwegian Movies

After gaining attention on the international film festival circuit with two Norwegian-language works, Reprise (2006) and Oslo, August 31st (2011), Scandinavian filmmaker Joachin Trier is now ready to take over the world with Louder than Bombs, his first English-language effort which is supported by a solid cast including Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Isabelle Huppert (Valley Of Love) and Jesse […]

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Valley Of Love

in French Movies

Valley of Love is kind of a concept work, reuniting powerhouse French film couple Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu, 35 years after Maurice Pialat’s iconic Loulou. The rendez-vous is this time set in California’s Death Valley, following their son’s death and this is mostly a pretext to allow them to visit the ghosts of their past and make us witness […]

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The Sea of Trees

in American Movies

With the release of his latest movie, American filmmaker Gus Van Sant’s glory days – more particularly radical, unapologetic works such as Elephant, Gerry and Last Days – seem to suddenly be distant memories: taking us for a walk in the forest where he loses both himself and his audience, it almost looks like the trees were casting a shadow […]

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Aferim!

in Romanian Movies

With its black and white cinematography and its simple premise – a constable and his son are looking for a runaway gipsy slave -, Aferim! feels like a transposition of a vintage western set in 19th century Romania.  Throughout most of the movie, we follow the two protagonists’ straightforward adventure:  We see them riding horses through hills and forests, stop […]

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