Tag Archives: Foreign

Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013)

★★★★
An uncomfortable but rewarding look at the risks, the exuberance, the difficulties and the expectations which accompany honest and pure love. Continue reading

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Broken Circle Breakdown, The (2013)

★★★1/2
The musical interludes are captivating, wonderfully performed by the cast, and the acting is pitch perfect. Continue reading

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Wadjda (2013)

★★★★1/2
Masterfully composed, Haifaa Al-Mansour creates a film that is both politically charged and endearing at the same time. Continue reading

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You Will Be My Son (2013)

★★★★
A perfect example of a foreign-made film which nowadays shines above an increasing slate of overpriced and underwhelming Hollywood movies. Continue reading

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In The House (2013)

★★★1/2
What a pesky and unnerving little gem Francois Ozon’s In The House turns out to be. Continue reading

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Renoir (2013)

★★★
Renoir has a lot working in its favor, however it remains unsettled on what it wants to be and what story it wants to tell. Continue reading

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From Up On Poppy Hill (2013)

★★★
Some scenes leave you shaking your head, other scenes leave you laughing in disbelief, but above all else – you are engaged and watching. Continue reading

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Holy Motors (2012)

★★★★
Holy Motors has moments of incredible heart and resonating commentary housed within a most challenging package to crack open. Continue reading

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Amour (2012)

★★★★1/2
I will never forget it, I will always find it difficult to defend, but without any hesitation I can easily proclaim Amour is one of the best films of the year Continue reading

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Oslo, August 31 (2012)

★★★★
For those who seek out invasive and probing dramatic films, this remains one of the year’s finest offerings. Continue reading

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