Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Two Is A Family (Demain Tout Commence)

 
It’s that time of the year in Australia when the Alliance Française Film Festival is on. My first selection this year is Two Is A Family (Demain tout commence), directed by Hugo …


Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Alive Inside

 
After Netflix arrived in Australia, I decided to give it a run so I bit the bullet and subscribed last night. I don’t have a lot of spare mental stamina …


Monday, October 25th, 2010

Mine vaganti (Loose Cannons)

 
After two relatively less memorable movies (Un giorno perfetto and Saturno contro), Ferzan Ozpetek has made a wonderful comeback with Mine vaganti (Loose Cannons). It still carries Özpetek’s signature story …


Saturday, October 16th, 2010

La Nostra Vita

 
La Nostra Vita, which can be translated as “Our Life”, is the fourth movie that I selected from the Italian Film Festival line-up this year. I have big expectations on …


Saturday, October 16th, 2010

La cosa giusta (The Right Thing)

 
The next movie that I selected as part of the Italian Film Festival this year is La cosa giusta (The Right Thing). I watched this right after a 150-minute movie, …


Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Baaría

 
I was attracted to Baaría – as it was directed by Giuseppe Tornatore – the sentimental director of Cinema Paradiso. As an added bonus, Ennio Morricone, the composer of the …


Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Questione di cuore (A Matter of the Heart)

 
It’s that time of the year again when the Italian Film Festival hits Adelaide. A Matter of the Heart (Questione di cuore) is my first selection this year and rather …


Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Eat Pray Love

 
When I was offered a free ticket for two to see Eat Pray Love this morning (thanks Adel!), I accepted the offer as I was quite curious whether the movie …


Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Born into Brothels

 
There are moments when I am made to be grateful of the life that I lead. Tonight is one of those moments after I watched Born into Brothels. The kind …


Friday, March 26th, 2010

Bon week-end à tout le monde!

 
The hour is inching closer to the weekend and I really don’t have any energy left do do any more work. It’s a cloudy and grey day here in Adelaide …