U5KT594NV6PA In 2006, Todd Field’s sophomore feature, Little Children was released, and was hailed as a modern masterpiece from film critics and art-house audiences alike. Director Todd Field has gained a reputation as one of the finest filmmakers since Stanley Kubrick, and film buffs have been anticipating his next feature for seven years now. The wait is finally over, as Todd Field has signed on to write, produce, and direct an
This year, I was exposed to some extraordinary films. I knew that I would love some of them right from the start, while many others took me by surprise and reminded me exactly why I love cinema in the first place. [tps_title]1. Beasts of the Southern Wild:[/tps_title] I must admit, I didn’t have high expectations for this film. In fact, I practically ignored it when it arrived in cinemas earlier in the year.
With all of the well-deserved acclaim over the foreign masterpiece of the year, Amour, I have decided to delve further into Michael Haneke’s filmography. My first Haneke experience was in 2008, when I rented The Piano Teacher based on an acquaintances recommendation. To say that I wasn’t quite prepared for the film would be something of an understatement. It haunted me for days. The impact of Haneke’s cold, distant approach