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Autómata – “Humans are nothing more than violent apes”

Written by: Gabe Ibáñez, Igor Legarreta, and Javier Sánchez Donate Directed by: Gabe Ibáñez Starring: Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Dylan McDermott, and Robert Forster The human population on Earth has been decimat...
 
 
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Borgman – “Biblical symbolism abounds in this unsettling descent into madness”

Written and directed by: Alex Van Warmerdam Starring: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval, and Sara Hjort Ditlevsen “Borgman” opens to three men going on a hunt together. Notably, one of the men is a priest...
 
 
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Throw Back Thursday review of “The Dreamers”

Written by: Gilbert Adair Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci Starring: Eva Green, Michael Pitt, and Louis Garrel Having now watched “The Dreamers” once in my twenties (as a cigarette smoking, wine drinking, intellectu...
 

 
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“Ragnarok” – Predictable but good for family movie night

Written by: John Kåre Raake Directed by: Mikkel Brænne Sandemose Starring: Pål Sverre Hagen, Nicolai Cleve Broch,and Bjørn Sundquist Let’s say you are going to make an adventure film, with a monster (or just a giant versi...
 
 
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“The Dance of Reality” – A spiritual masterpiece

Written and directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky Starring: Brontis Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, and Jeremias Herskovitz I honestly can’t think of the last time I began watching a film with as high of expectations as when I pus...
 
 
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Manic Monday review – “Broken Embraces” and “Visitor Q”

  Today, I woke up in the mood for some good foreign film watching. I took a while trying to choose two films that would be worlds apart (in the spirit of manic Monday). I narrowed it down to two movies that indeed are ext...
 

 
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

“The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet” is the newest film by visionary director Jean- Pierre Jeunet (Amelie, The City of Lost Children), starring Kyle Catlett as a 10 year old cartographer who leaves his family behi...