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Daily Archives: September 4, 2014

Although it has its roots in Chinese literature, wuxia as a genre has grown to prominence worldwide almost exclusively through the medium of film. Starting as far back as the silent era and continuing to the present day, wuxia films tend to have certain aspects in common. They are always period, pre-20th Century stories, dwelling on the exploits of martial… Read more »

04 September 2014 | Features, Film Lists

French-born filmmaker Francois Ozon is an auteur in his own right. He has obtained his proper education as a director in the prestigious film school La Femis where other great filmmakers such as Louis Malle, Alain Resnais, Andrzej Zulawski and Claire Denis have studied. There is subtlety in his films mixed with proper dramatics and satire. Sexual depravity is another… Read more »

04 September 2014 | Features, Film Lists