Tag Archives: Michael Haneke

Amour

Promise me something. Please never take me back to the hospital. Michael Haneke is known for the cruelty of his films.  Having seen Funny Games (2007) (review), the reputation is well-deserved.  And Haneke is a master.  Funny Games is like a loud, booming voice … Continue reading

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Funny Games

You shouldn’t forget the importance of entertainment. Funny Games (2007) is the most disturbing movie I have ever seen.  I mean that in half a good way.  Unlike Stoker (2013) which is weird, but retains its connection with the rules of acceptable … Continue reading

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The 2013 Academy Awards: Will and Should

And the winner is… This morning, Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards.  Voting: “Regular awards are presented for outstanding individual or collective film achievements in up to 25 categories. Members from each of the branches vote … Continue reading

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