September 28, 2010
Forbidden love and In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)

Wong Kar-Wai is considered influential. In the Mood for Love (2000) was a big commercial success for him. How does it compare to Wong Kar-Wai’s other work?
March 26, 2010
Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, 2008)

In Slumdog Millionaire, a disenfranchised wants to prove he did not cheat after participating in India’s “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”
April 14, 2011
The Fighter

The Fighter (David O. Russell, 2010)

The Fighter isn’t a classic, plagued as it is by the tediousness of the biopic form. However, the sheer talent on display here makes it a worthy view.
October 1, 2010

Election (Alexander Payne, 1999)

There are some movies that change your perception of what is possible, what is allowed. Alexander Payne's Election was that for me.
March 29, 2010
Sukiyaki Western Django

Sukiyaki Western Django (Takashi Miike, 2007)

Sukiyaki Western Django virtuously evokes in its narrative Sergio Leone westerns, samurai films and Japanese classic films like Yojimbo.
April 20, 2010
Fur

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait Of Diane Arbus (Steven Shainberg, 2006)

Fur, from director Steven Shainberg, is a deeper exploration of sexually non-normative behaviour and longing for companionship.