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Review: Caché (2005)

It is often what you don’t see in a horror film that is the most frightening. Alfred Hitchcock’s subversive thrillers proved time and time again that “there is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.” A sinister pupil of this cinematic school of thought, Michael Haneke—director of… 494 mais palavras


Mini-Review: Amour


This is a post that is a repurposing of an old-school Mini-Review Round-Up post. As stated here I am essentially done with running multi-film review posts. 181 mais palavras


The White Ribbon (2009)

Dir. Michael Haneke. Starring Burghart Klaußner, Christian Friedel, Susanne Lothar

There’s a scene fairly early in The White Ribbon where the schoolteacher, fishing for trout, sees one of his students – Martin, the pastor’s eldest son, maybe twelve or thirteen years old – walking on the rail of a wooden bridge high above the stream. 2.279 mais palavras


Ten years on, Michael Haneke has yet to best the disturbing Hidden

With a set up reminiscent of David Lynch’s somewhat tedious Lost Highway, Hidden opens with couple Georges and Anne, played by Daniel Auteuil and Juliette Binoche, being sent videotapes secretly filmed outside their house. 310 mais palavras


Goodnight Mommy (2015)

It’s been the quite the year to be a horror movie fan. From fear-inducing breakout indies like It Follows to horror-comedies like What We Do In The Shadows, … 421 mais palavras


Breaking the wall, breaking the wall

There comes a moment in Michael Haneke’s Funny Games (1997) when Paul, one of the two young men who has invaded the holiday home of a middle-class Austrian couple, turns to the camera and winks at the audience. 1.019 mais palavras

Science Fiction

71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (Haneke, 1994)

On December 23, 1993, a young man walked into a bank in Vienna and discharged a gun, killing three people and wounding many others, before turning the weapon on himself. 548 mais palavras