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Entries Tagged as 'Foreign Language'

Don’t Move

June 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Sergio Castellitto is a fine actor. And I mean fine in the sense of “superb,” rather than “passable.” He is excellent here as the deeply flawed central character, as is his co-star, an astoundingly unglamorous, often homely, Penelope Cruz. The two play rather unconventional lovers whose relationship is replayed in the mind of Castelitto’s [...]

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Tags: Drama · Foreign Language · Review · Romance

What Time Is It There?

May 12th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

Shall We Kiss?

May 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Of the many French movies I have seen in the last decade, Shall We Kiss? is, without a doubt, the most French.

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Tags: Capsule · Comedy · Drama · Foreign Language · Romance

Alexandra

May 1st, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating · War

Red Cliff: Part 2

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance · War

Katyn

April 29th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Biographical · Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · War

Lemon Tree

April 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

Red Cliff: Part 1

April 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Now being half-way through the expanded (original) version of John Woo’s historical epic, I have no doubt that, despite really liking the pared-down “theatrical” version of the film I first saw at the past year’s Chicago International Film Festival, this original, five-hour version of the film is the only form that should ever be seen. [...]

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Capsule · Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Romance · War

Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Foreign Language · Rating · Western

The Beaches of Agnès

April 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Biographical · Director · Documentary · Foreign Language · Rating

Delicatessen

April 13th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Comedy · Crime/Noir · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance · Thriller

Café Lumière

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance

Yi Yi

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

Fitzcarraldo

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Adventure · Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating

District B13

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Crime/Noir · Foreign Language · Rating