Daisies

Daisies/Sedmikrásky (1966) Director: Vera Chytilová Genre: Comedy, World Cinema, Satire, Black Comedy “This is dedicated to those who get upset only over a stomped-upon bed of lettuce.” The avant garde piece directed by Chytilová is weird but wonderful. Daisies became a key historical film for the Czech New Wave movement, the film was banned and Chytilová was forbidden to work […]

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Les Amours Imaginaires (Heartbeats)

Les Amours Imaginaires (Heartbeats) (2010) Director: Xavier Dolan Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy Heartbeats is Dolan’s second film following his debut film I Killed My Mother(J’ai Tue Ma Mere) 2009. The film was originally premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. Heartbeats tells a story of two best friends Francis(performed by the director himself Xavier Dolan) […]

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Director: Hayeo Miyazaki Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Japanese Anime Miyazaki is a well known favourite for children’s animated films. Why? His films are simply charming. My Neighbor Totoro is a simple film but a delightfully warm, charming, fuzzy film. Did I just call a film fuzzy? Well that’s exactly what My […]

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[REC]

[REC] (2007) Director: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza Genre: Horror The spanish horror shown as found footage and shot with a handheld camera immediately demands attention from the viewer. It follows a television reporter named Angela and her cameraman Pablo who are covering a shift at a local fire station for a documentary when the fire […]

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