Posts Tagged ‘foreign’

Reel Bob: ‘GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem’

By Bob Bloom “GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem” will so outrage your sense of justice that you need to restrain yourself from jumping at the screen. This Israeli feature follows a woman’s five-year battle to secure a divorce from her husband. Under Israel’s religious marriage laws, only Orthodox rabbis can legalize a marriage or authorize […]

Blue is the Warmest Color

With literary elegance, two perfect performances and a powerful erotic charge that’s explicit but not exploitative, this French epic is one of the year's best.

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Go with Le Flo

Breezy, lighthearted and full of whimsy, "Go with Le Flo" is a delightful romantic comedy that blends easy humor with earnest romance.
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"Amour" is an immensely powerful testament to true companionship and how love endures over time.

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Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013) and Love is All You Need (2012)

The third episode of “Two Minute Warning with Mo Hammond.” A movie review of my July 4th weekend movies: Kevin Hart’s “Let Me Explain” and foreign film “Love is All You Need.”
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No (2012)

The second episode of “Two Minute Warning with Mo Hammond.” A commentary on foreign films and a review of the DVD/Blu-Ray release of “No” (2012).

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Cairo 678

Cairo 678 is the first major Egyptian film to cover the country's growing problem of sexual assault. It is rather lengthy, but honest in focus and full of heart.
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Monsieur Lazhar

Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, "Monsieur Lazhar" is an inspiring tale of a teacher's ability to rally a grieving classroom.

Isolation (2005)

Mad cow disease has a new face of terror, and it includes an exoskeleton and vampire fangs.

The Devil’s Double

A sensationalized look back at Uday Hussein, who lived a life as interesting as it was vile. Gorehounds, watch out for this one!

Love Crime

A fantastic last hurrah for one of France's most prolific directors, "Love Crime" is thrilling from start to finish.

A Screaming Man

A reality check for all of those who think they've been dealt a cruddy hand of cards in life.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: With a Friend Like Harry…

"With a Friend Like Harry..." — a French-language, evil-interloper thriller — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Lives of Others

"The Lives of Others" — a troubling depiction of political clamps on expression and emotion — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.