footnotes

FOOTNOTES (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. On the heels of success experienced by LA LA Land, and “inspired by the films ...
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Kedi

Kedi Doc Review: Urban Cats roam Istanbul and steal hearts

I finally watched "Kedi" (meaning cat in Turkish) and as its director Ceyda Torun says, fell in love with my ...
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City of Ghosts movie review

CITY OF GHOSTS (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Oscar nominated director Matthew Heineman delivered the stunning documentary Cartel Land in 2015, and here ...
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The Room movie review

21st Century’s Biggest Failures – The Room (2003)

The Room (2003) is directed and produced by Tommy Wiseau, who also plays the main character, Johnny. If we saw ...
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Maudie movie review

MAUDIE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. As the saying goes, “opposites attract”. It seems the bond between Canadian folk artist Maud ...
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The Womens Balcony movie review

THE WOMEN’S BALCONY (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Religious conflict is not often the source of cinematic comedy, but this Israeli film from ...
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Okja movie review

Okja (2017)

Movie Rating: Starring: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-Hyun Ahn, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal Directed by: Joon-ho Bong Written by: Jon ...
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The Journey movie review

THE JOURNEY (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Only the rarest of fiction can match the depth and intensity of historically crucial watershed ...
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churchill movie review

CHURCHILL (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Well, well. The image to most of Winston Churchill is epitomized by his nickname, The ...
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Past life movie review

PAST LIFE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Renowned Israeli filmmaker Avi Nesher tackles the familiar topic of Holocaust survivors and drops in ...
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Whiskey Galore will close Edinburgh International Film Festival

WHISKY GALORE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. There’s good fun to be had in watching director Gilles MacKinnon’s and writer Peter McDougall’s ...
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voice from the stone movie review

VOICE FROM THE STONE (2107)

USA Film Festival 2017 Greetings again from the darkness. A painful death bed scene and a teary-eyed child saying goodbye ...
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THE LOST CITY OF Z (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. We aren’t likely to watch a more beautiful or expertly photographed film this year. Director ...
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truman movie review

TRUMAN (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Is this a cancer movie? A dog movie? A buddy movie? Well, the answer is ...
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frantz movie review

FRANTZ (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Director Francois Ozon won me over as a fan for life with his 2003 writing-mystery ...
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