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World Advent : Day 14

The Film: La Pivellina [Little Girl] – Italy I was sure I was going to write about this film, it seems so small and hard to recommend to anyone who isn’t a diehard cinephile. But then I read a review … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 13

The Film: องค์บาก [Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior] – Thailand I admit it. The only reason I watched this film is so I would have an excuse to make Pad Thai popcorn. But I was also in the mood for a … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 12

The Film: L’homme du train [Man on the Train] – France Patrice Leconte quickly became a favorite director of mine with Man on the Train. The unique story, the masculine but artful direction — a masterful character study. It was … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 8

The Film: Après Vous – France I first watched this film a few years ago on a DVD sent by Netflix. It really was the genesis of my reentry into foreign film not only because it was so enjoyable but … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 7

The Film: Valentin – Argentina Movies with children as protagonists are often darling, saccharine, or make you want to set fire to the screen. But here is a charming movie where the characters feel tethered to reality and the scale … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 2

The Film: Starbuck – (Quebec) Canada  Ordinarily this isn’t a film I would read the synopsis of and decide to watch but I do the social media for Reckless Video, independent video store here in Seattle, and I took notice … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 1

Last year’s Global Advent was so much fun I decided to do it again. Movies from around the world this year paired with cinema’s best friend — popcorn inspired by world flavors. The Film: The Intouchables [Intouchables] – France I … Continue reading

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