The Best Films Of The Decade

I posted a list like this, broken out into 5 parts, earlier this year, then took it down again. I was triggered by a couple of other publications that dared to make their lists so early. This is an updated version. Long, but snugly housed all in the one post. It just requires a lot … Continue reading The Best Films Of The Decade

Review: Cemetery Of Splendour

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Stars: Jenjira Pongpas Widner, Banlop Lomnoi, Jarinpattra Rueangram "Are you stressed out?" a doctor asks a patient in a makeshift consultation room early on in the new film from Apichatpong Weerasethakul. To this Western viewer the very idea of this question appearing in the director's work is comical, for the Thai master … Continue reading Review: Cemetery Of Splendour

Why I Love… #16: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Year: 2010 Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Stars: Thanapat Saisaymar (Uncle Boonmee), Jenjira Pongpas (Jen), Sakda Kaewbuadee (Tong) Genre: Surreal Film / Drama “Facing the jungle, the hills and vales, my past lives as an animal and other beings rise up before me.” Right, I’ve done a few mainstream, or at least well-known films in a row … Continue reading Why I Love… #16: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives