Salt and Fire – Dir Werner Herzog

Cast:Michael Shannon, Veronica Ferres, Gael García Bernal, Volker Michalowski, Lawrence Krauss and Anita Briem I saw this film accidentally.  I meant to buy Herzog’s documentary Into the Inferno. Most directors don’t have any volcano movies never mind two at the same festival. This was an odd film all around. Jumpy plot and poor performances were […]

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Daguerreotype 

Cast:Tahar Rahim, Constance Rousseau, Olivier Gourmetand Mathieu Amalric I do love a good ghost story.  This one had the potential for being really great. It had an incredible cast and a novel premise. Weird man living in a secluded mansion with his mysterious daughter makes a living taking old fashioned photos on mirrors. Sadly it lost steam […]

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Una – Dir Benedict Andrews

Cast: Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed Another “why” film? Based on the play Blackbird, this is another film where the subject of the film crosses a line most of us are are not comfortable with, and that subject is adults engaging in sexual relations with minors. If you are a normal moral human being, this is […]

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