An observation on ‘Lovers of the Arctic Circle’ (1998)

In order to grasp full, or even partial, understanding of Lovers of the Arctic Circle, one must be familiarized with the concept of a palindrome. A palindrome is a word or phrase that… Continue reading

A Brief Commentary on 2009’s hidden gem Dogtooth

A film categorized as satire generally goes by the standards of comedy with sarcasm, irony, or even wit. In that case, if one would like to label this as satire it would be… Continue reading

A look back to Berit Nesheim’s The Other Side of Sunday (1997)

Berit Nesheim’s peculiar coming-of-age film, The Other Side of Sunday ironically enough takes both a stab and a kiss towards established religion. One cannot analyze this film without keeping in mind the wise… Continue reading

An analysis on Brainwash

Let’s start this analysis out by clearing a thing or two. As a staff member of Un film de, I would like to loosen the limitations placed on the site’s central aims by… Continue reading

An analytical comparison between Jafar Panahi’s ‘Offside’ (2006) and Cao Hamburger’s ‘The Year My Parents Went on Vacation’ (2006)

It is quite strange that two very different films can have very similar impacts after their viewing. The films Offside and The Year My Parents Went on Vacation both left me with mixed… Continue reading

The Green Hornet (2011) reviewed ★★★

Before we delve into this picture, let’s start out by clarifying that the target audience for this film is a very blurred and broad one. Those looking for a Michel Gondry stylized flick… Continue reading

Rabbit Hole (2010) reviewed ★★★

What seems to be an honest portrayal of a family torn apart by death, is thoroughly executed on a personal and sentimental level by John Cameron Mitchell’s direction of both Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart.… Continue reading

The Films of Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson’s films The Royal Tenenbaums and The Darjeeling Limited are two vastly different works with similar heart and passion. By this I mean both films convey overlapping concepts and messages; however, they… Continue reading

Blue Valentine (2010) reviewed ★★★★★

It’s a very rare moment that occurs only in some film viewings that a thought arises in one’s mind of similar awareness: ‘Why am I only now realizing the magnitude of these image’s… Continue reading