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World Advent : Day 19

The Film: 千と千尋の神隠し [Spirited Away] – Japan I had heard of the works of Hayao Miyazaki and seen bits here and there, but watching this  movie years ago was my first full experience. I watched the whole movie, internally on … Continue reading

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Hey. So I’ve been busy. This summer I worked on four short films, one of which was for a 48 Hour competition and won the best acting award. My personal project is a short…

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Global Advent: Day 13

The Film: Night Watch [Nochnoy dozor] & Day Watch [Dnevnoy dozor] – Russia Night Watch and Day Watch are two of my favourite foreign films. In part because nothing and everything feels foreign about them. Does that make it clear? … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 18

The Film: 36 Quai des Orfèvres [36th Precinct] Gritty, violent, and intriguing. Inspired by real events and stories from his time as a cop writer/director Olivier Marchal’s experiences bring a thick layer of reality to the script. Pitted against each … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 8

The Film: Les triplettes de Belleville [The Triplets of Belleville] To paraphrase Brad Bird — animation is not a genre, it is a style of storytelling through which you can have every genre. And The Triplets of Belleville gives a … Continue reading

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Christmas Advent: Day 1

Last December brought a Japanese Christmas and Tokyo Godfathers. This year say bonjour en français de Noël! Celluloid and Leftovers is the inspiration for my Christmas this year so I’ve decided to decorate with French film and food.  I will … Continue reading

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