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The opening credits of acclaimed filmmaker Pablo Trapero (‘Lion’s Den’) latest movie contain the disturbing fact that some 8000 people die in car accidents in Argentina each year. It’s created a whole industry devoted to scamming victims out of insurance money which is the basis of this gripping bloody socio-drama thriller that makes for a … Continue reading

Cemetery of Splendour

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It has been six years since Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul swooped the Palme D’or at Cannes for his beguiling  movie ‘Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives’, and now he is back with another mystical tale that is heavy on fantasy, and very light on an actual narrative. The filmmaker himself has actually described this film as being … Continue reading

Censored Voices

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On June 5th 1967 the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan were amassed on Israel’s borders threatening to annihilate the country. However six days later, Israel won an historic victory, conquering lands and tripling its size.  In the immediate weeks after this several different kibbutzniks got together to discuss and record their feelings.  They had no interest in making another victory … Continue reading


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Get a group of men together, add in some copious amounts of alcohol and than they simply cannot help themselves and resist the temptation to become competitive with each other.  These six male acquaintances cruising the Aegean Sea in a luxury yacht are no different, and they decide to settle a round of boasting about … Continue reading

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