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Daily Archives: December 15, 2017

It’s no grand revelation that filmmakers (and artists in general) take inspiration from works that came before. In recent years, to keep audiences interested and their stories fresh and exciting, directors have begun to make more and more films that play with genre; subverting, exaggerating or commenting on genre tropes and conventions. This list will focus on ‘genre-hybrids’; that is,… Read more »

15 December 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke is one of the most important and most controversial people in the cinematic universe far across the borders of Europe. With movies such as “Benny’s Video,” “Funny Games,” “Caché,” “The White Ribbon” and “Amour,” he manifested his status as “the conscious of European cinema.” In his movies, he thematizes the audience’s unaccountable complicity in terms of… Read more »

15 December 2017 | Features, Film Lists