Posts Tagged ‘Foreign’


“Bethlehem” A Complex Suspense Thriller (Foreign Film Review)

  A cat and mouse thriller, Bethlehem comes to the United States with a complex story that features real places and issues.  The film was Israel’s entrant to the Academy Awards and has received much attention when it played at film festivals around the world.  Now in theaters the film gives insight into the workings […]

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In the House, a Cold and Calculating Mystery (Film Review)

  Getting a strong grasp on his characters and developing an edgy mystery, Francois Ozon pulls off a fine tale that cringes while it titillates. This fresh take on a different kind of predator puts In the House on a must list for those who like the unusual.  Well acted and directed this movie import […]

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Paris-Manhattan, Life According to Woody (Film Review)

  Alice Taglioni does a very good impression of Woody Allen in the romantic comedy Paris-Manhattan now playing in theaters.  The cute little film uses the famous actor’s views on life from several of his films to work out a plot that should satisfy most of Allen fans and incurable romantics.  Sophie Lellouche does a […]

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Lore, a Story of Abandonment and Survival (Film Review)

  One of the most sensitive and disturbing themes fuels Lore, a mesmerizing drama opening this weekend in theaters.  It’s about the opposite side of the coin when Germany gets taken by the Allies during WWII. Seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old German girl, this film takes you on a journey that will shock, […]


The Other Son, Enemies Switched at Birth (Film Review)

Probably the most terrifying thing that can happen to a woman is that her child was inadvertently switched at birth.  But, what if those two children were brought up as enemies before the unbelievable was discovered.  This happens to be the premise of the foreign film The Other Son that’s now playing in selected theaters […]

A Wrinkle in Time: Arrugas/Wrinkles (Film Review)

Every so often, a movie comes out that explores a subject most of us are uncomfortable with. These are movies I tend to shy away from. With so many challenges life has to offer I gravitate towards adventure, fantasy and comedy. It’s my way of escaping the world for a couple of hours. I also […]

The Mouse That Roared: The Gruffalo (Film Review)

The mouse meets the predators The Gruffalo is a charming animated short film about a mouse who encounters danger while on a journey to an acorn tree. Based on the award-winning children’s book The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson & Alex Scheffler, a mouse goes on a journey to a distant acorn tree where he encounters three […]

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