Tag Archives: Hiroshima Mon Amour

November 27

The Counselor – Cormac McCarthy and Ridley Scott bring writing to front and centre. (Film Review)

One can usually assume the swelling vortex of Oscar contenders brings with it more quality films this time of year than any other, and there are some excellent films out at the moment, but the best I’ve seen do not have any hope of competing for Oscar glory. It is also fair to say some […]

February 16

Hiroshima Mon Amour – Resnais and Duras and the tragedy of memory. (Film review)

How does one speak about a project that both Marguerite Duras and Alain Resnais called ‘impossible’? I’ve been thinking for days how to talk about Hiroshima Mon Amour and I still can’t think about what to say. It was intended originally as another documentary like Night and Fog, only this time about the horrors of […]