Archive | August, 2013

From the Archives: Adrift (2009)

21 Aug

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Vietnamese director Bui Thac Chuyên’s second feature “Adrift” is an introspective and thoughtful study of loneliness, sexual desire and experimentation. Mismatched relationships lie at the heart of the picture, which centres around newlywed Duyen (an understated Do Thi Hai Yen) and her dalliances with her young disinterested husband Hai (Nguyen Duy Khoa), solemn friend Cam (Pham Linh Dan) and mysterious alpha male Tho (a rugged Johnny Nguyen).

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Nosferatu (1922)

21 Aug
Is this your wife? What a lovely throat.

Is this your wife? What a lovely throat.

A Field in England (2013)

5 Aug

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Ben Wheatley has steadily established himself as a director of considerable craft, boundless diversity and unabashed ambition; seemingly as comfortable helming an occultist horror thriller (“Kill List”) as he is a pitch-black comedy (“Sightseers”). For his fourth full feature, Wheatley turns his hand to 17th-century English Civil War psychedelia with “A Field in England,” a baffling but brave sojourn into the fantastical.

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Garden State (2004)

5 Aug
I don't want to waste another moment of my life without you in it.

I don’t want to waste another moment of my life without you in it.