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Amour (2012)

October 24th, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

Those familiar with Michael Haneke’s output may interpret the 12A certificate of his latest film Amour as a sign that


Planet of Snail (2012)

June 22nd, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

Did you hear the one about the Korean documentary centring on a married couple, one of whom is deaf-blind, the


In the Mood for Love (2000)

September 29th, 2000 | by Padraic Coffey

Few films are more aptly-titled than Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love. Though primarily a film about love, specifically


Suspiria (1977)

August 12th, 1977 | by Padraic Coffey

Though known primarily as a director of Italian horror films, Dario Argento cut his teeth with the likes of Sergio


The Battle of Algiers (1966)

September 8th, 1966 | by Padraic Coffey

Few political films have been as influential as Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers. Produced in 1966, remarkably, only four


Wild Strawberries (1957)

December 26th, 1957 | by Padraic Coffey

Though it would be crudely reductionist to assess the discrepancies between European and American cinema by a simple comparative study


Ikiru (1952)

October 9th, 1952 | by Padraic Coffey

Sam Mendes’ overvalued American Beauty begins with its omnipotent narrator detailing the mortality of an oblivious central protagonist. This protagonist



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