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Terra em Transe (1967)

Brazil 106m, B&W Director: Glauber Rocha; Cast: Jardel Filho, Paulo Autran, José Lewgoy, Glauber Rocha, Paulo Gracindo Entranced Earth is a complicated political satire set in the fictional Latin American … Continue reading

05/31/2016 · Leave a comment

The Ghoul (1933)

UK 80m, B&W Director: T. Hayes Hunter; Cast: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Ralph Richardson, Dorothy Hyson, Anthony Bushell, Kathleen Harrison, Harold Huth, D. A. Clarke-Smith The Ghoul is … Continue reading

05/29/2016 · Leave a comment

The Blue Kite (1993)

China 140, Colour Director: Tian Zhuangzhuang; Cast: Lu Liping, Pu Quanxin, Chen Xiaoman, Li Xuejian, Guo Baochang The Blue Kite is a tragic family drama told from the perspective of … Continue reading

05/28/2016 · Leave a comment

The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

Spain 97m, Colour Director: Víctor Erice; Cast: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Teresa Gimpera, Ana Torrent, Isabel Tellería Too young to separate fact from fiction, six-year-old Ana is fascinated by Frankenstein’s monster … Continue reading

05/25/2016 · 4 Comments

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

US 136m, Colour Director: Marc Webb; Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, Sally Field A reboot of Sam Raimi’s 2002-07 Spider-Man … Continue reading

05/24/2016 · 1 Comment

Hsi Yen (1993)

Taiwan, US 106m, Colour Director: Ang Lee; Cast: Winston Chao, May Chin, Kuei Ya-lei, Sihung Lung, Mitchell Lichtenstein A modern screwball-styled romantic comedy with a heartfelt conclusion, The Wedding Banquet … Continue reading

05/23/2016 · Leave a comment

Come and See (1985)

Soviet Union, 142m, Colour Director: Elem Klimov; Cast: Aleksei Kravchenko, Olga Mironova Come and See is a graphic and realistic anti-war drama that tells the story of Flyora, a boy who … Continue reading

05/21/2016 · 3 Comments
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