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The Sunshine Boy (Sólskinsdrengurinn)

UPDATE (September 17, 2010): The film’s distributor in the US, First Run Features, has decided to re-title the film A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism and is releasing it on DVD on October 26th. The Sunshine Boy (S√≥lskinsdrengurinn) (Director: … Continue reading

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Le père de mes enfants (The Father of My Children)

Editor’s Note: The following review and the recorded Q&A both contain what might be considered spoilers. Although I don’t consider this film one that requires the viewer to go in completely blind, consider yourself forewarned. Le p√®re de mes enfants … Continue reading

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Les herbes folles (Wild Grass)

Les herbes folles (Wild Grass) (Director: Alain Resnais): Well, it’s often true that there’s one film each year that I absolutely hate. Who knew it would be this generally well-reviewed film from renowned Nouvelle Vague director Alain Resnais? Well, I … Continue reading

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Hadewijch

Hadewijch (Director: Bruno Dumont): In this, his fifth feature film, Bruno Dumont has created something as mysterious and beautiful as his protagonist. We meet young Celine in a convent, where she is hoping to take her vows as a nun. … Continue reading

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Cleanflix

Cleanflix (Directors: Andrew James and Joshua Ligairi): The Mormon religion forbids its adherents from watching R-rated movies, but Mormons desperately want to see the films that everyone else is talking about. This moral quandary created what looked like a golden … Continue reading

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