Tuesday, May 22 2012
Day five witnesses a trio of films from some of the artform's leading lights: Michael Haneke returns with Amour, Hong Sang-soo competes with In Another Country, and the incomparable Abbas Kiarostami produces a new masterwork.
Thursday, August 11 2011
On our fourth day, this journey through the 100 Essential Film Directors continues to twist and turn in unexpected ways. From bold, opinionated Hollywood voices to those who essentially created the language of cinema, today will shed light on kings of genre like Samuel Fuller, through lions like the legendary John Huston.
Monday, July 12 2010
A la Village of the Damned, the children of this village are a strange breed, suspiciously always present at the scenes of the savage crimes.
Friday, March 14 2008
Michael Haneke's scene for scene remake of his own 1997 film, Funny Games, appears to be premised on displeasure.
Wednesday, June 28 2006
Michael Haneke's movies are never easy. Instead, they set out complex, multi-layered problems, encountered by ordinary-seeming characters, sometimes worked out but more usually left unresolved.
Friday, January 6 2006
Caché is Michael Haneke's latest unsettling look at the shaky foundations of bourgeois security.
Monday, February 7 2005
In Michael Haneke's version of the end of the world, things are different.
Thursday, July 15 2004
In Time of the Wolf, a family vacationing in the French countryside is split apart by shocking violence and faced with unspeakable horrors.
Thursday, April 4 2002
Haneke's films challenge not only media violence, but also unsuccessful satires of media violence, like Oliver Stone's indulgent, bloodily hedonistic 'Natural Born Killers'.