Posts Tagged ‘I Believe in Unicorns’

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2014 in Review

January 4, 2015

An-Autumn-Afternoon

Number of films seen, excluding shorts: 272
Number of films seen for the first time, excluding shorts: 225

Pre-1920s: 0
1920s: 2 (2 first time viewings)
1930s: 10 (9)
1940s: 9 (8)
1950s: 11 (7)
1960s: 14 (8)
1970s: 17 (8)
1980s: 14 (8)
1990s: 17 (13)
2000s: 12 (6)
2010s: 166 (153) Read the rest of this entry ?

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My Month in Films: June 2014

July 2, 2014

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38 films, 32 first time viewings
Most of those viewed at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, hence the very heavy 2013/2014 leaning of this month.

Best first time viewings
1. The Night Is Young (Leos Carax, 1986, France/Switzerland)
2. Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho, 2013, South Korea/USA/France/Czech Republic)
3. Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-liang, 2013, Taiwan/France)
4. Stations of the Cross (Dietrich Brüggemann, 2014, Germany)
5. Bag of Rice (Mohammad-Ali Talebi, 1998, Iran/Japan)
6. Han Gong-ju (Lee Su-jin, 2013, South Korea)
7. 22 Jump Street (Phil Lord/Christopher Miller, 2014, USA)
8. Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street (Samuel Fuller, 1974, West Germany)
9. I Believe in Unicorns (Leah Meyerhoff, 2014, USA)
10. Beloved Sisters (Dominik Graf, 2014, Germany/France/Switzerland) Read the rest of this entry ?

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EIFF 2014: I Believe in Unicorns (Leah Meyerhoff, 2014)

June 24, 2014

I Believe in Unicorns

A merging of Terrence Malick’s Badlands and Terry Gilliam’s Tideland might be read as a possible influence on I Believe in Unicorns, but this very impressive road movie from Leah Meyerhoff (who writes, directs and partially animates some stop-motion sequences) forges an evocative stylistic voice of its own…

Click for the full review for The Skinny