Tagged: year: 2006


Top30 Favorite Film Discoveries of 2017

Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.


Our Fave Poker Scenes on the Big Screen

When you think about it poker and the movies is a marriage made in heaven. After all, at the heart of every game there’s that major driving force behind drama, namely conflict.


Fantasma (2006)

In Fantasma, Argentine director Lisandro Alonso brings back the non-pro protagonists of his first two features, both hailing from remote rural areas, for a screening of his second feature in a modern urban facility.


In Between Days (2006)

This auspicious debut feature by Korean-American director So Yong Kim deals with a young immigrant’s coming-of-age in her new surroundings.


Fireworks Wednesday

This third feature by Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi serves as an up-to-the-minute report on the social codes and values of the Iranian middle-class.