Tag Archives: 2000s

Vernon Chatman – Final Flesh (2009)

One of the most ridiculous, absurd, excruciatingly unerotic and genuinely laugh-out-loud funny movies you’ll ever see. Is this satire? Is it philosophy? Video art? Unappealing porno? Hour-long schadenfreude trip? It’s all of these and so much more.

Final Flesh is a feature film produced in four parts: the script written by Vernon Chatman (PFFFR, Wondershowzen, Xavier:Renegade Angel) was divided up and submitted to four unique film production companies that work exclusively in the field of customized adult content. Read More »

László Nemes – Türelem AKA With a Little Patience (2007)

An office clerk as seen during her daily routine – all the little vibrations of her face. And a man, impatiently waiting for her, beyond the windows. Read More »

Philippe Leclerc – Les Enfants de la pluie AKA The Rain Children (2003)

French filmmaker Philippe Leclerc directed the animated adventure Les Enfants de la Pluie (The Rain Children), based on the book A L’image du Dragon by Serge Brussolo. The fantasy story line involves a civilization split into two factions: the war-like Pyross who worship the sun and the peaceful Hydross who are nurtured by water. French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood provides the original musical score. Read More »

James Toback – Harvard Man (2001)

A basketball player strikes a deal with the mob to fix a basketball game.

FILM REVIEW; Hoops, Love, LSD and the Mob, Harvard-Style

Sarah Michelle Gellar, taking a break from vampire-slaying, can currently be seen in ”Scooby-Doo,” playing the designated damsel in distress opposite her real-life boyfriend, Freddie Prinze Jr., and a slobbery computer-animated dog.

Starting today, Ms. Gellar can also be seen in James Toback’s ”Harvard Man” as Cindy Bandolini, a mobster’s duplicitous, sexually confident daughter who is also a member of the Holy Cross cheerleading squad and the girlfriend of Harvard’s starting point guard. Read More »

Özer Kiziltan – Takva AKA Takva: A Man’s Fear of God (2006)

A promotion brings a Muslim’s relationship with God into question. Read More »

Jeanne Labrune – C’est le bouquet! aka Special Delivery (2002)

From imdb:
7 a.m. Catherine receives a phone call from someone called Kirsch. This untimely call throws her into a great state of agitation, which she takes out on her boyfriend, Raphaël. Upset, in turn, Raphaël fights with his employer and even succeeds in getting himself fired. To excuse himself for his early morning call, Kirsch decides to send Catherine a bouquet of flowers, which, in Catherine’s absence, winds up with her neighbors Alice and Antoine. The bouquet will go from hand to hand, setting off all manner of mistakes, misunderstanding and misinterpretations. The bouquet is the catalyst of a multitude of insignificant events, which reveal the whimsy of our lives today. Read More »

Johnnie To – Heung joh chow heung yau chow aka Turn left turn right (2003)

This movie is a great adaptation from the book by the renown artist Jimmy from Taiwan. Not only faithfully materializing the conception from the poetic illustrations in the book, the movie also adds witty dialogs and funny buffoon performance of the supporting roles for the whole story, which does not exist in the original. The movie debuted as number 1 in the box offices of Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The original book has been sold for more than tens of thousands copies in more than five languages. Read More »