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Welcome to Me (2014)

…fortune in the production of a television talk show whose topic is herself. Ironically or not, the film opens with a Montaigne’s sentence that starts: ‘I studied myself more than… Continue reading

Bad Hair (2014)

Directed by: Mariana RondónCountry: Venezuela / others Movie Review: Set in a decadent neighborhood in Venezuela, “Bad Hair” tells the story of Junior (Samuel Lange Zambrano), a sensitive… Continue reading

She’s Funny That Way (2014)

Directed by: Peter BogdanovichCountry: USA Movie Review: Peter Bogdanovich, the veteran director known for admirable classics such as “Targets”, “The Last Picture Show”, “What’s Up Doc?” and “Paper… Continue reading

As the Gods Will (2014)

Directed by: Takashi MiikeCountry: Japan Movie Review: Prolific and talented, but often inconsistent, is how I see the Japanese film director Takashi Miike, who recently launched “As the… Continue reading

A Pigeon Sat on a Brach Reflecting on Existence (2014)

Directed by: Roy AnderssonCountry: Sweden Movie Review: From Sweden, comes the last part of Roy Andersson’s trilogy about being a human being, carrying the emphatic title “A Pigeon… Continue reading

Aloft (2014)

Directed by: Claudia LlosaCountry: Canada / Spain / others Movie Review: Claudia Llosa, the extremely gifted Peruvian filmmaker, whose previous films, “Madeinusa” and “The Milk of Sorrow”, cast… Continue reading

Animals (2014)

Directed by: Collin SchiffliCountry: USA Movie Review: The versatile American actor David Dastmalchian writes, produces, and stars in “Animals”, the directorial debut from Collin Schiffli with whom he… Continue reading

Still (2014)

Directed by: Simon BlakeCountry: UK Movie Review: “Still”, Simon Blake’s debut as writer-director, is a drama in the guise of thriller that didn’t succeed neither as a piece of… Continue reading

Amour Fou (2014)

Directed by: Jessica HausnerCountry: Austria / others Movie Review: The contemporary Austrian filmmaker and screenwriter, Jessica Hausner, gives signs of a progressively remarkable career that became more noticeable… Continue reading

Kajaki (2014)

Directed by: Paul KatisCountry: UK / Jordan Movie Review: Powerful, drastically visceral, and relentlessly tense, is how “Kajaki”, the first fictional feature length from Paul Katis, who also co-produces,… Continue reading