Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt Germany (2012) Dir. Margarethe von Trotta “Trying to understand is not the same as forgiveness.” It’s difficult to put a point across successfully to people who can’t - or won’t - spend a moment to actually listen to what you are saying or understand the perspective you are coming from. The once celebrated … Continue reading Hannah Arendt

Memoirs Of A Murderer (22-nenme no kokuhaku: Watashi ga satsujinhan desu)

Memoirs Of A Murderer (22-nenme no kokuhaku: Watashi ga satsujinhan desu) Japan (2017) Dir. Yu Irie When I reviewed the 2012 Korean film Confession Of Murder back in early 2014 I made the remark that its style lent itself to a Hong Kong crime thriller and that I wouldn’t be surprised if it was remade … Continue reading Memoirs Of A Murderer (22-nenme no kokuhaku: Watashi ga satsujinhan desu)

Girl Shy

Girl Shy US (1924) Dirs. Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor Who would have thought that knowing nothing about women would actually you win the heart of one? Only in movies eh? Well, this was the 1920’s when times were a little chaster and restrained when it comes to depicting romance on screen, and this … Continue reading Girl Shy