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Kartoonish Korean ultra-violence
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4 months ago

Kartoonish Korean ultra-violence

The Villainess

Directed by Jung Byung-gil

Written by Jung Byeong-sik and Jung Byung-gil

122 minutes, rated R

3.5 stars

The Villainess is a high-octane Korean thriller about a young woman …
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Fascinating half-true story
8
4 months ago

Fascinating half-true story

Monsieur Chocolat

Directed by Roschdy Zem

Written by Cyril Gely, Olivier Gorce, Gerard Noiriel and Roschdy Zem

114 minutes, rated M

4 stars

This is the fascinating true story of …
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Pablo Neruda as fantasy
8
5 months ago

Pablo Neruda as fantasy

Neruda

Directed by Pablo Larrain

Written by Guillermo Calderon

Rated MA 15+, 108 minutes

4 stars

A chubby man with a comb-over (Luis Gnecco) sits bare-chested in front of a …
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The Classics: La Strada
9
8 months ago

The Classics: La Strada

La Strada (1954)

Directed by Federico Fellini

Written by Federico Fellini and Tullio Pinelli, with collaboration of Ennio Flaiano

Rated M,  108 minutes

4.5 stars

Last Saturday (October 30, 2004) …
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Death in Denmark
8
8 months ago

Death in Denmark

Land of Mine Written and directed by Martin Zandvliet Rated MA 15+, 101 minutes 4 stars

At the end of World War II, the western coastline of Denmark was riddled …
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