Tag: Art house

The Holy Mountain [1973]

A thief, flies, urine, children throwing stones, reverse crucifixion, dwarf amputees, mindless tourists involved in sexual congress with police. The toad Spanish conquest of the chameleon Incas, Christ-like…

Adieu au Langage (Goodbye to Language) [2014]

Jean-Luc Godard is old. Adieu au Langage (Goodbye to Language) is about the 115th film he’s directed, give or take… He uses 3D a lot. There are many…

Only God Forgives [2013]

Only God Forgives, the latest film by Nicholas Winding Refn, the clean-cut, boyish-looking Dane with the underworld obsession, takes his focus to the seedy crime-filled streets of Bangkok…

Synecdoche, New York [2008]

SYNECDOCHE [sɪnˈɛkdəkɪ] – A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law…

Bin Jip (3-Iron) [2004]

Kim Ki-Duk’s films have progressively become more popular, after the haunting and powerful The Isle (Seom) [2000], the disturbing Bad Guy (Nabbeun Namja) [2001] and Spring, Summer, Autumn,…

Dare Mo Shiranai (Nobody Knows) [2004]

At the beginning of Nobody Knows (Dare Mo Shiranai), a mother and son carry heavy suitcases to their new apartment. Once installed, they open the suitcases to reveal…