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Funnier Games? On 'Shot-For-Shot' remakes in film

Note: This article has spoilers for Funny Games (1997) and Funny Games (2007). I also discuss Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) and Gus Van Sant’s Psycho… 1.386 mais palavras


Film Review: 'Funny Games' (Dir. Michael Haneke, 1997)

Not the pleasant kind.

Director: Michael Haneke

Screenwriter: Michael Haneke

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Starring: Susanne Lothar (Anna), Ulrich Mühe (Georg), Stefan Clapczynski (Georg Jr.), Arno Frisch (Paul) & Frank Giering (Peter) 1.515 mais palavras

18 Certificate


A violência é algo terrível, claro, mas, parafraseando Michael Haneke, um bom filme tem que fazer o espectador querer olhar pra outro lugar, eu ainda iria mais longe, dizendo que apesar disso o filme tem que despertar a veia sádica do espectador, fazendo-o ter vontade de fechar os olhos, mas ao mesmo tempo fazendo com que ele não queira perder um segundo daquilo. 665 mais palavras


My 10 Favorite Directors Working Today : 10-8

For years, when some asked me who my favorite director working today was I had an answer; Hayao Miyazaki. From probably 2005 on, after I finally dove into the director’s full filmography, Miyazaki was the end all, be all. 1.194 mais palavras



Georges and Anne (Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva) are a couple of retired music teachers in their 80s, who live alone together in their apartment. Their peaceful existence is shattered when Anne suffers a stroke, and her condition only worsens, but Georges promises to never send her back to the hospital, and instead attempts to care for her himself in their home. 921 mais palavras


On "Ugly" Cinema

Michael Haneke once said that the perfect movie moment is one that makes you want to look away. His movies are full of moments like these; scenes of violence, perversion or unpleasantness that turn the stomach, while never feeling indulgent or masturbatory like, say, … 563 mais palavras

JAUJA (pronounced: HAHA, apparently) Review

I know it’s probably a lucrative marketing technique that’s lost on me, but not being able to pronounce the name of a film is something I find deeply irritating. 638 mais palavras