Tag Archives: Death and the Maiden

Carnage: Roman Polanski in real time.

I’ve been looking forward to this film. For a while. Besides the fact that i am a (reluctant) Polanski fan – I must say it helped a great deal to see Jodi Foster was willing to be a part of this project – I also have a bit of a soft spot for these one-act […]

Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence: One of the best war films ever made.

Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence is Nagisa Oshima’s 26th film and the third last one made. ┬áHe has had three strokes in his old age and it is unlikely there will ever be another one. It is based on a book called The Seed and the Sower written by Laurens Van Der Post. Merry Christmas Mr […]