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Ballet Adagio
Reviewed by Kenji
A rapturous, graceful and tender short Canadian ballet film, in slow-motion, to Albinoni's beautiful Adagio More
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Unbreakable
Reviewed by Joshua "LF"
After The Sixth Sense scored big with critics and garnered 6 Oscar nominations, director M. Night Shyamalan made a movie with various simila... More
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Transformers
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'Transformers' features great effects and action scenes and some good acting, but I didn't think it was a very good idea to focus more on th... More
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Sewer
Reviewed by Kenji
Imburnal achieves the rare feat of being a lyrical, contemplative and audacious 21st century masterpiece. More
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Le cochon
Reviewed by Kenji
As many people are now cut off from the reality of where meat comes from, this film may have value if it deters some from eating meat. But i... More
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School for Scoundrels
Reviewed by Kenji
An enjoyable old-fashioned comedy. A very upper class English lesson in how to shake off being a loser and instead win at tennis, get the sm... More
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Wuthering Heights
Reviewed by Kenji
A far cry from the lush romanticism of Wyler's version, this gets down to the bare bones of nature and of harsh lives filled with racism, br... More
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The Nun
Reviewed by Kenji
The Diderot-Rivette-Karina combination is a winner. Satires don't have to come with klaxons blaring. As an indictment of the Catholic church... More
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Melancholia
Reviewed by Kenji
A visually impressive but self-important film in which discomfiting (even excruciatingly bitter) interactions, neuroses and apocalyptic anxi... More
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Archipelago
Reviewed by Kenji
In Archipelago we have an upper middle class mother, her adult son and daughter on holiday on one of the Scilly Isles (mildest part of Briti... More
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Capitalism: A Love Story
Reviewed by Kenji
Moore’s smartarse style can be irritating but here his full frontal polemic hits the nail bang on the head; the US brand of Capitalism, as... More
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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey
Reviewed by Kenji
Now here’s an oddity i’ve not seen for years but which i enjoyed and whose central idea has fascinated and stayed with me. In the first ... More
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The Cheat
Reviewed by Kenji
One of the BFI's 360 Classics selection, regarded by many as De Mille's finest, and it's not hard to see why. By turns light and elegant, da... More
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Histoire de détective
Reviewed by Kenji
This Belgian avant-garde film is the pinnacle of human cinema, according to the inhabitants of the planet Argza%.. And who among us, feeble-... More
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Secret Beyond the Door
Reviewed by Kenji
Deliciously unsettling but absurd, so a potential masterpiece falls disappointingly short. Hitchcock was Langian and here Lang is also Hitch... More
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Peppermint Candy
Reviewed by Kenji
A reverse chronology film with a central character whose behaviour is at times squirm-inducing and alienating even as we're interested to de... More
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Shree 420
Reviewed by Kenji
Superb musical numbers and sets, and while the film is hardly subtle and feels overblown at times, the social message against greed, the exp... More
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Separado!
Reviewed by Kenji
Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals fame sets off to Patagonia in search of a singing Gaucho uncle. An engaging, eclectic, playful yet thought... More
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Old Joy
Reviewed by Kenji
I guess we could all do with a special place to unwind from the news and the trials of modern life. Following films like Deliverance and the... More
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Wild Grass
Reviewed by Kenji
A very elegant, beguilingly mysterious study of mental frailty, obsession and the unexpected paths of fate, with a welcome dash of wit and a... More
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The Illusionist
Reviewed by Kenji
This is a lovely wistful animation, imbued with the spirit of Tati and a bygone age of more innocent wonder, in which a none-too-successful ... More
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One Deadly Summer
Reviewed by Kenji
The film starts out as a broad sort of sex comedy but then explores darker places. It had a strong effect on me as a young man in the early ... More
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Shutter Island
Reviewed by Kenji
The US has carried out numeorus experiments on its powerless citizens- people with learning disabilities, mental health problems, physical s... More
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The Chess Player
Reviewed by Kenji
A grand dashing romantic adventure set in the 18th century, with Poland resisting the Russians in the time of Catherine the Great- replete w... More
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Under Milk Wood
Reviewed by Kenji
It may be difficult to do justice to Dylan Thomas' great play and its colourful language and characters on film; this does a so-so job, i'm ... More
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The Damned United
Reviewed by Kenji
Fine work by Sheen (though he lacks a little of Clough's toughness while underlining his brash insecurity), and the film is especially inter... More
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The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics ...
Reviewed by Kenji
Given that the US, UK and many other nations' foreign policies are based on an absurd distortion of reality, propped up by nationalism and r... More
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Molière
Reviewed by Kenji
A vivid, opulent, imaginative, intelligent and magnificent depiction of the life of the great French playwright and the era he lived in. It ... More
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Straits of Love and Hate
Reviewed by Kenji
Made at the Shinko Kinema studios, Straits of Love and Hate/Aien Kyo (1937) was based partly on a work by Kawaguchi Matsutaro, a Shinpa trag... More
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The Pearl
Reviewed by Kenji
Directed by the little known Belgian aristocrat Henri d’Ursel,The Pearl (1929) is a lightly erotic silent masterpiece, over 30 minutes lon... More
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