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Films I watch, films I review – with special focus on 'World Cinema'.

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October 2016

Review: My Scientology Movie (2015)

A while ago I watched one of Louis Theroux’s BBC documentaries Louis and the Brothel (2003), and right after that I found myself looking for more of his hilarious charisma. Lucky me, because he released a new film called My... Continue Reading →

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Review: The Wailing (곡성, 2016)

After his breakthrough The Chaser (Chugyeogja; 추격자; 2008) and The Yellow Sea (Hwang hae; 황해; 2010), Hong-jin Na delivers a horror-drama-fantasy film that will leave you thinking about it for quite some time. It’s shocking, repulsive, captivating, and brilliant. Hong-jin... Continue Reading →

Review: Café Society (2016)

After less celebrated films such as Magic in the Moonlight (2014) and Irrational Man (2015), Woody Allen surprises us with a quirky love triangle story that shows us that he still has some tricks up his sleeve. Café Society is... Continue Reading →

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