Category Archive: Foreign Language

Sweet Movie

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the stranger… Continue reading

Surveillant

Sunday Single Sentence review: Today’s movie, Surveillant, a 2012 French-Canadian short, is neatly directed and features some very clever cinematic techniques, but the narrative, (focusing on yet another front in the ancient conflict… Continue reading

Whores’ Glory

So I’ve decided to make this week something of a “theme week” and watch a documentary every day. Just to keep things interesting. I figured I was off to a good start with… Continue reading

Loving Sophia

Sunday Single Sentence review: An often disturbing, sometimes hard to watch, documentary about a young woman who’s teenage angst devolved into drug addiction and prostitution, Loving Sophia is also a tale of loving… Continue reading

Schoolgirl Hitchhikers

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

Winter Shorts Series: Final Flurries

Well, the time has come for me to bring the One Movie | Each Day Winter Shorts series to an end. It’s been an interesting experience diving so heavily into the world of… Continue reading

Recursivo

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

The Guilt

Today’s movie is famous for winning a ridiculous half-million dollar YouTube short film prize at the Venice Film Festival. While I’m not sure that it’s as good as all that, La Culpa, translated… Continue reading

The Match Factory Girl

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the stranger… Continue reading

Two Birds (Smáfuglar)

Sunday Single Sentence review: An Icelandic short film that’s probably more disturbed than disturbing, Two Birds,is a sincere well-executed movie about bad decisions that causes the viewer to ask some serious questions, but… Continue reading

Dragon (Wu xia)

Take one part CSI, two parts A History of Violence, throw in a healthy portion of acupuncture, and mix it all up in a martial-arts milieu set in post-imperial China, and you get… Continue reading

Daisies

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the stranger… Continue reading