I'm gonna be frank, what I expected was not what I got. That's not to suggest that what I got was bad, because I did enjoy this film, and most importantly it didn't leave me angry, which is an unusal turnaround of events. Based on anger not being the dominant emotion, and based on the … Continue reading Newness: Only Lovers Left Alive
Everyone pretty much jizzes their pants whenever you talk about Michael Haneke. I've sat through endless conversations with film grads, excitedly discussing how profound Haneke's work is; how his subtle social commentary and take on violence is "unbelievably thought provoking", how his meticulous and flawless filmmaking practices will haunt you for months, and so forth … Continue reading Funny Games Revisted.
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