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Citizenfour (2014)

US/Germany 113m, Colour Director: Laura Poitras; Cast: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum, Ewen MacAskill Citizenfour is a unique documentary film shot in real-time as journalist Glenn Greenwald … Continue reading

10/24/2016 · Leave a comment

The Aviator (2004)

US 170m, Colour/B&W Director: Martin Scorsese; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Gwen Stefani, Kelli Garner The Aviator … Continue reading

10/23/2016 · Leave a comment

The Exiles (1961)

US 72m, B&W Director: Kent MacKenzie; Cast: Yvonne Williams, Homer Nish, Tommy Reynolds, Rico Rodriguez, Clifford Ray Sam, Clydean Parker, Mary Donahue The Exiles is a sympathetic documentary-like narrative of … Continue reading

10/21/2016 · Leave a comment

The Goddess (1934)

China 85m, B&W, Silent Director: Wu Yonggang; Cast: Lingyu Ruan, Tian Jian, Zhizhi Zhang, Keng Li Shen nu is a silent melodrama about the caring mother of a young child … Continue reading

10/20/2016 · 2 Comments

Peter Ibbetson (1935)

US 88m, B&W Director: Henry Hathaway; Cast: Gary Cooper, Ann Harding, John Halliday, Ida Lupino, Douglass Dumbrille, Virginia Weidler, Dickie Moore Peter Ibbetson is a melodramatic supernatural love story about … Continue reading

10/19/2016 · 4 Comments

Prapancha Pash (1929)

Germany/India/UK 74m, B&W, silent Director: Franz Osten; Cast: Seeta Devi, Himansu Rai, Charu Roy, Modhu Bose A Throw of Dice is a melodrama of the highest order involving royal cousins … Continue reading

10/18/2016 · 2 Comments

The Babushkas of Chernobyl (2015)

Ukraine/US 72m, Colour Directors: Holly Morris, Anne Bogart: Babushkas: Hanna Zavorotyna, Maria Shovkuta, Valentyna Ivanivna The Babushkas of Chernobyl is a poignant story of a small group of high-spirited elderly … Continue reading

10/17/2016 · Leave a comment