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Global Advent: Day 21

The Film: Lola rennt [Run Lola Run] – Germany It begins by telling you there is a philosophical question, but this film won’t answer it. It’s a game, and the game has begun. The first time I watched this film, … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 18

The Films: 6 from Toshirō Mifune & Akira Kurosawa I thought it was important to highlight two of my favorite people in foreign film. There are a few reasons they’re on the list but the strongest of those reasons is … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 12

The Film: White Wedding – South Africa Imagine Planes, Trains & Automobiles if Steve Martin weren’t trying to get home for Thanksgiving, but rather to his own wedding. Imagine if John Candy was his philandering best friend. Imagine if this … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 10

The Film: Elling – Norway Imagine The Odd Couple meets The Boys Next Door, in Norwegian, with award winning performances. Imagine a movie you keep hoping will be great, and then it is. Everything about Elling could have gone wrong … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 9

The Film: Muriel’s Wedding – Australia I love Australian movies, especially the comedies. The wit and the humor is as distinct as the unforgettable characters and Muriel’s Wedding is packed with them. It is, of course, about Muriel’s wedding. It’s … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 2

The Film: Salmer fra kjøkkenet [Kitchen Stories] – Norway With Scandinavian films I have learned to just watch. Stay with it. Beginning to end. My first experience was watching Italiensk for begyndere. My perception before, during, and after was nearly … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 17

The Film: L’épine dans le coeur [The Thorn in the Heart] It is important to study films but also the director’s themselves. Understanding why the tell the stories they tell is as interesting as the results. This is not a … Continue reading

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