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My Month in Films: June 2014

July 2, 2014


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 ?


EIFF 2014: The Infinite Man (Hugh Sullivan, 2014)

June 26, 2014

The Infinite Man

This Australian film could easily (and lazily) be described as a romantic comedy version of elaborate time-travel works Primer and Timecrimes, or as ‘Looper in love’, but writer-director Hugh Sullivan’s smart and sensitive feature debut deserves special credit for hinging its conceit on successful emotional beats, never letting its structural ambition get in the way of its fun character arcs and some terrific laughs…

Click for the full review for The Skinny