Tagged: genre: travel

The APEC Peru 2016 Guide to Movies

For the current on-going edition of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, I put together a list of movies from -almost- all the countries participating in the event.

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Embrace of the Serpent

This striking third feature by Colombian director Ciro Guerra tracks a pair of mythical, quasi-ethnographic journeys into the heart of the Amazon to explore and comment on the destructive powers of colonialism.

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Amy’s Favorite Films of 2015

Oh, let’s do this~ I don’t wanna stress about watching movies during the holidays. It’s time. Time for End of the Year lists, but also time to segregate my list… just like I did...

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Haru’s Journey (Japanese Film)

Haru’s Journey is an intimate and quietly affecting film about a retired fisherman who takes his granddaughter on a trip to visit family members in hopes that someone will take him in.

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Dil Dhadakne Do

The simmering differences between the Mehras and their children come to the fore when they decide to take a cruise to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary.

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Chef (2014)

Chef has Jon Favreau as the director, writer and star of his latest directorial effort, which not only deals with the love for food, but it simultaneously deals with the passion for cooking as well as showcasing a father-and-son reconnection storyline.

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As I Lay Dying (2013)

The premise of a film about how a family deals with the death of a beloved member is interesting and obviously grim, but James Franco’s take on the story is quite a mixed bag.

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The UK and its Film Festival Circuit

Everyone’s heard of Cannes and the Sundance Film Festival, but not everyone is aware that there are literally hundreds of film festivals worldwide, catering to just about every genre you can imagine.