Funny Games Austria (1997) Dir. Michael Haneke Before he became an Oscar nominated darling of the arthouse film fan with such sublime works as Hidden, The White Ribbon and Amour, Michael Haneke was something of an enfant terrible of European cinema with low budget affairs like this psychological shocker, which he later remade for Hollywood … Continue reading Funny Games
Amen. Germany-Romania-France (2002) Dir. Costa-Gavras Word War II and chemist Kurt Gerstein (Ulrich Tukur) joins the SS party in the belief that his water purification process, which uses a hydrogen cyanide mixture called Zyklon B, will help the soldiers on the frontline. However he is appalled to learn that it instead has been adapted for … Continue reading Amen.