Gu Gu the Cat

Asako, a comic book artist in her early forties, is devastated by the death of her precious cat, Sava, which kept her company for over 15 years as her assistant Naomi watches on with concern. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Naomi is a young woman in her early twenties, who has her set of worries about love and future….

Religulous

Comedian Bill Maher is informative, irreverent and dismissive in this funny, thought provoking semi-documentary about religion. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Maher believes that religion is one of the greatest scams that have ever been perpetuated by mankind and spends the entire film skewering Christians, Jews, Muslims, Mormons and, yes, Scientology. While he comes off as one sided when…

Enchanted

Enchanted has been hailed as “Disney’s return to traditional 2D animation”, but for some fans, it’s also the return of Patrick Dempsey – a new Hollywood leading man. With regards to the “before”, Dempsey is referring to the 80s, when he became a household name starring as a geek in a series of teen comedies…

The Wrestler

How many films have you seen that stick with you long after the credits have rolled? {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} If you’ve lived a bit of life, The Wrestler is likely to be one of those movies, for it’s about a man who does what he does because he’s always done it, but life’s big picture is starting…

Ny?cker! (The District!)

?Budapest gets the South Park treatment in District, a rap-infused, animated musical love story that morphs into a satiric geopolitical thriller? (Variety). {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} A group of kids from the slums devise a totally reasonable way to get rich. Find a way to go back in time, bury a pit full of mammoths under the Hungarian…

Funny Games

By the end of this Hollywood remake you’ll either be throwing bottles and popcorn at the screen or quietly realizing you’ve just been brilliantly had. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} It?s also entirely possible you’ll have both reactions. Funny Games is such a unique commentary on violence, films and our expectations that you likely won’t leave the theater in…

Ocean Flame

A Cannes Film Festival selection and the opening film of the Summer IFF, director Liu Fendou?s Ocean Flame arrives with plenty of hype and momentum. But while artsy film buffs may find the film intriguing, its hard to see how this will appeal to a mainstream audiences. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Ocean Flame, which is based on a…

Cape No. 7

Aga left Hengchun for Taipei in the hope of becoming the singer in a band. After ten years of hard work, he returns home, his dream unfulfilled, and soon gets a job at the local post office. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Tomoko is a Japanese model going down in popularity who is just asked to put together a…

Emberek a havason (Men on the Mountain)

The first film by Hungarian director Istv?n Sz?ts tells the story of a woodcutter who moves his family into the serene mountains of Transylvania in search of a better life, only finding tragedy instead. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Deviating from mainstream comedies and melodramas of wartime Hungary, this film captures the hardships of people living in such a…

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