Tagged: mood: casual

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Toilet (Japanese Film)

Toilets are important in Japan. And who’s better to talk about toilets than Naoko Ogigami’s often dry humor, especially if it’s going to be at the hand of Masako Motai.

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Blancanieves (2012)

Pablo Berger’s Blancanieves is a blending of the classic films and tales we’ve all seen and heard, with a new and modern touch that makes it all the more pleasant and accessible.

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Hana & Alice

Hana and Alice are best friends, but what happens when growing up and falling in love gets in the way?

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Like Someone in Love (2012)

Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami continues sharing his personal vision on modern urban dramas, this time he turned to Japan to tell the story of Akiko, a sociology student who works as a prostitute in Tokyo.

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Paraiso (Peruvian Film)

In Paraiso, Hector Galvez got together a group of Peruvian kids of the closer outskirts of Lima and told a fictionalized drama that reads a lot like a documentary at times.

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Coupling – Season 1

While it’s inevitable to compare Coupling with the likes of Friends, Seinfeld and Sex and the City, Coupling still feels like it’s a “one of a kind” show, and a very fresh one for the time in which it premiered… and constantly hilarious if I may say so.

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My Neighbor Totoro

After 25 years, the warmth and fuzziness that Totoro and co (Nekobus included) bring to our lives is undeniable, and will go on strong for many more years as its place in animation (and film) history is secured.

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Loneliest Planet, The (2011)

The Loneliest Planet follows a couple — free-spirited Nica and her accommodating boyfriend, Alex — in their dream vacation in the wilderness of Euroasia, Georgia.

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Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty is a well-made effort from Bigelow that lets down some strong actors thanks to Mark Boal’s script that lacks any real semblance of solid character development.