Tag Archives: art house

Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Director: Vittorio De Sica Writers: Cesare Zavattini, Suso D’Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo Franci, & Gerardo Guerrieri (Based on a novel by Luigi Bartolini) Very good!  Simple but effective.  Surprised at the amount of credited writers.  Pee Wee’s … Continue reading

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Elena (2011)

Director: Andrei Zvyagintsev Writer: Oleg Negin Elena is a different kind of thriller than you might be used to.  It isn’t playing at your local multiplex, in fact as of writing this it is only playing in 7 theatres in … Continue reading

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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2000)

Director: Jim Jarmusch Writer: Jim Jarmusch  

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Headhunters (2012)

Director: Morten Tyldum Writers: Lars Gudmestad and Ulf Ryberg (Based on a novel by Jo Nesbo) http://everyonequestion.com/headhunters-review Headhunters is an entertaining enough foreign import that I wish had excited me more than it ending up doing.  Don’t get me wrong … Continue reading

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All About My Mother (1999)

Director: Pedro Almodovar Writer: Pedro Almodovar Slowly catching up on my Almodovar movies.  This one is my third.  Very entertaining and unique.  I love how just over flowing with emotion and style his films are while never losing sight of … Continue reading

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Wings of Desire (1987)

Director: Wim Wenders Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, & Richard Reitinger This brought me back to The Tree of Life which I saw towards the beginning of the Summer.  This was my first time with this movie and while it … Continue reading

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The Double Life of Veronique (1991)

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski & Krzysztof Piesiewicz I went in to this one pretty much expecting to not “get it”.  I think I feel like this a lot when it comes European Art House type films.  I mean … Continue reading

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Le Samourai (1967)

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville Writers: Jean-Pierre Melville and Georges Pellegrin This was my first experience with a Jean-Pierre Melville film and it makes me eager to see more.  The plot is about as basic as it can get and it has … Continue reading

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