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Daily Archives: June 22, 2017

We live in interesting times: the second decade of the new millennium has been an unpredictable one, with a number of completely unexpected cultural events happening (the successful revival of nearly every popular franchise from 30 years ago, and some of the most popular shows on television being graphic TV-MA shows among them, and of course Trump’s election). Perhaps as… Read more »

22 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“People are perverts… that’s pretty much been the basis of my career, anyway.” This quote by American director David Fincher perfectly sums up his oeuvre. In his movies, he thematizes the darkest places of human abysses and perverted behavior in morbid societies. Few directors have such a strong vision and cinematic trademark as him, which makes a ranking of his… Read more »

22 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

One of the most highly polarising auteurs of contemporary cinema, the Hungarian-born writer-director Béla Tarr has nevertheless delivered some of the most resounding films to ever come from Europe. Making nine features in a career spanning nearly four decades, Tarr’s style has definitely evolved over time. Starting in the Budapest school movement (1972-1984) – often compared to cinema vérité (itself… Read more »

22 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists