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The Kid With A Bike (Le Gamin au Velo)

The Kid With A Bike (Le Gamin au Velo) is a Belgian coming of age film written and directed by the Belgian brothers; Jean-PIerre and Luc Dardebbe, originally played at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival winning the Grand Jury Prize award and a nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at ... Full story

The Secret World of Arriety

The Secret World of Arrietty (Kari- gurashi no Arietti) is the seventeenth Japanese animated film produced by Studio Ghibli, directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and written by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa. Other proclaimed films produced by Studio Ghilbi include Howl's ... Full story

Gianni Di Gregorio's The Salt of Life

“The Salt of Life,” Gianni Di Gregorio’s follow-up to the sleeper hit “Mid-August Lunch,” is about a man caught between the sensual and the inevitable.  Again, Di Gregorio plays an alternate version of himself, this time an aging retiree stuck ... Full story

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

In "Once Upon A Time In Anatolia," Nuri Bilge Ceylan ("Distant", "Climates") follows a team of policemen, lawyers and doctor as they try to retrieve the body of a murder victim. Three vans full, they carry the murderers around, following ... Full story

Your Sister's Sister

Writer-director Lynn Shelton's miniature chamber piece "Your Sister's Sister" takes on sexual boundaries again in a more polished outing than her raunchier "Humpday".Mumblecore filmmaker Mark Duplass is the hub of an awkward triangle opposite Emily Blunt and Rosemarie Dewitt.The semi ... Full story

Ismail Ferroukhi's FREE MEN

Ismail Ferroukhi's "Free Men" (Les Hommes Libres) tells the true story of a cell of Algerian resistance fighters (secretly based in the Grand Mosque of Paris) who helped Jews escape the roundups of the Vichy government and the Gestapo.The main ... Full story

Delicacy, a film with playfulness and humor by David and Stephane Foenkinos

“Delicacy” is David Foenkinos’ adaptation of his award-winning novel “La Délicatesse,” which he co-directs with his brother, Stephane.  It begins as a story of loss and grief, but soon becomes a story about a kiss—a crazy first kiss—and how two ... Full story

The Artist, weirdly likeable, a nostalgia trip but nothing that is truly groundbreaking.

The Artist is set during the declining years of silent cinema, in which huge star George Valentin develops a fondness for rising beauty Peppy. However when the talkies takeover, so does Peppy’s fame, eclipsing poor George who finds himself, his ... Full story

Carnage, by Roman Polanski

Following a playground dispute between two 11 year old boys, their parents get together to discuss how best to handle the matter in a civilised way. However it’s not long before niceties turn into a verbal knife fight….The genius of ... Full story

Shame

Set in New York, Michael Fassbender plays a cool headed businessman consumed by sex addiction. An unscheduled visit by his flaky and vulnerable sister leads him to face up to his demons.Upon viewing I was left cold by this film, ... Full story

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