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Wednesday, January 9 2008

All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.


Reviews

Tuesday, May 6 2008

The Flight of the Red Balloon (Le Voyage du ballon rouge)

In Hou Hsiao-hsien's first French film, interactions are mirrored and refracted, images of images, reflections of longing.


Thursday, April 27 2006

Three Times (Zui hao de shi guang) (2006)

Seen individually, the three sections of Three Times would be impressive; taken altogether, they're devastating.


Thursday, July 14 2005

Café Lumiere (2003)

Café Lumiere recreates Japan's lush colors and busy depths, but doesn't imbue them with any universal meaning.


Sunday, August 8 2004

Millennium Mambo (2003)

A filmmaker fixated on the continuing past, Hou has become the foremost chronicler of our mortality.


News

Wednesday, May 14 2008

Juliette Binoche had to provide her own dialogue in 'Flight of the Red Balloon'

TORONTO - Juliette Binoche, introducing "Flight of the Red Balloon" to audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, described the project as a


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