Tag Archives: World Cinema

Seven Samurai (1954 dir. Akira Kurosawa)

7 Sep

Mass slaughter in the name of carbohydrates.

5/5

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Ran (1985 dir. Akira Kurosawa)

16 Aug

Sitting and sword-fighting and shouting in feudal Japan.

5/5

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Metropolis (1927 dir. Fritz Lang)

29 Apr

Early Thatcherism challenged by men silently shaking their fists.

4/5

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A Separation (2011 dir. Asghar Farhadi)

10 Apr

The Iranian version of How Clean Is Your House gets complicated.

4/5

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Le Déjeuner Sur L’herbe (1959 dir. Jean Renoir)

8 Apr

The world’s greatest scientist nearly loses his mind over peasant girl’s fuckhole.

3/5

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La Bête Humaine (1938 dir. Jean Renoir)

12 Mar

High maintenance female prefers lovers who have committed violent murder.

3/5

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La Grande Illusion (1937 dir. Jean Renoir)

11 Mar

Frenchmen desperately escape their pleasant German captors simply due to a ban on light entertainment.

4/5

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Toni (1935 dir Jean Renoir)

9 Mar

Hard graft leaves non-actor lonely, poor and with severe blue balls.

3/5

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City Of The Living Dead (1980 dir. Lucio Fulci)

12 Feb

The killing of religious manager brings peace to mankind in atheist wetdream.

2/5

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Demons 2 (1986 dir. Lamberto Bava)

11 Feb

Slop-filled metaphor for how TV turns society into unthinking, violent drones.

2/5

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Demons (1985 dir. Lamberta Bava)

10 Feb

Muck-filled metaphor for the (literal) death of cinema audiences at the hands of digital media.

3/5

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The Black Cat (1981 dir. Lucio Fulci)

9 Feb

Like the Whiskers ad from hell set in a Kinks single.

2/5

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The Flowers of War (2012 dir. Zhang Yimou)

23 Dec

Like a prettier Schindler’s List, with great grandmothers of iPod makers.

3/5

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Cinema Paradiso (1988 dir. Giuseppe Tornatore)

3 Nov

A lifetime of friendship rewarded with softcore porn at the end.

4/5

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (2011 dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan)

22 Sep

Like a modern Stand By Me, with old Turks replacing all-Americans.

3/5

Diary of a Country Priest (1951 dir. Robert Bresson)

9 Sep

Sozzled clergyman winds up most of the supporting cast.

3/5

The Bride Wore Black (1968 dir. Francois Truffaut)

6 Sep

A wank over Hitchcock by French auteur results in Kill Bill blueprint.

3/5

The Grim Reaper (1962 dir. Bernardo Bertolucci)

18 Aug

Like an Italian Rashomon with dead fuck seller.

3/5

Bed And Board (1970 dir. Francois Truffaut)

16 Aug

Copier of John Lennon’s sex life swaps one crap job for another.

2/5

The Devil, Probably (1977 dir. Robert Bresson)

24 Jul

Seal-clubbing and corduroy jackets drive a young longhair to euthanasia.

2/5

Before The Revolution (1964 dir. Bernardo Bertolucci)

8 Jul

Political fellow bonds with aunt using sex.

3/5

The Woman Next Door (1981 dir. Francois Truffaut)

6 Jul

Devastating nose cannot repell mistress from seeking seconds from male lead.

2/5

A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972 dir. Francois Truffaut)

28 Jun

Discussing slut’s previous fuck partners leads to imprisonment of poindexter.

2/5

Confidentially Yours (1983 dir. Francois Truffaut)

15 Jun

Pervert breaks several employment laws to prove he did not commit shotgun attrocity.

2/5

Tell No One (2006 dir. Guillaume Canet)

7 May

Demented Dad goes to great lenghts to ensure daughter’s life remains fuck free.

3/5

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