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  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Le Bonheur
  • Brand Upon the Brain!
  • Heroic Purgatory

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  • Malmkrog

    ★★★★½

  • Father

    ★★★★

  • Rent-A-Pal

    ★★★★

  • Take It All

    ★★★★

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  • Malmkrog

    Malmkrog

    ★★★★½

    Daunting, dark and verbose - Manor House may just be scaring away audiences with its 201-minute runtime and promise/threat of non-stop philosophy and theology on screen. Sparse in setting and exposition, the action takes place entirely within and outside a large estate, the titular Manor House, as the residing couple and their guests - all members of the ruling class - enjoy an elaborate Christmas dinner. Throughout the evening engage in in-depth discussions of Christianity, war, politics, morals, enlightenment, good…

  • Father

    Father

    ★★★★

    Serbian Ken Loach.

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  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

    Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

    ★★★★½

    Radical in both form and content, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn opens with literal porn - or rather, a graphic sex tape, which will set the form for everything that follows. The real question is however far more scathing: What is indecent - this tape, or society itself?

    The film is constructed in 3 clear acts, each presented with bright pink title cards and mischievous music.

    But do not be fooled!

    While BLB certainly qualifies as a dark comedy,…

  • Six fois deux/Sur et sous la communication

    Six fois deux/Sur et sous la communication

    ★★★★

    6x2 was the first TV series produced and directed by Anne-Marie Miéville and Jean-Luc Godard and was part of their company's (Sonimage) focus on TV/Cinema - and finding new ways to work with the medium.

    The concept is quite unique - as the 12 episodes are divided in 6 sets - 1 essay and 1 interview - creating a greater whole. The style is almost all-encompassing, with the essays varying from near performance art - to direct commentary - to…