May 23rd, 2013780The story of my festival-going life tends to be that I miss the one film that winds up on everyone's lips. It's some kind of uncanny anti-radar that never fails. This time though, I managed to catch one that had everyone buzzing to the extent that people were turned away at the door of the next morning's pick-up screening. La Vie d'Adele...
May 20th, 201322I'm going into each film here at the festival knowing as little in advance as I can possibly manage. I'm not even reading the official catalog entries so I wasn't sure what exactly to expect from prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike. My only hope was that he'd help blow off a little mid-festival langueur and he certainly did that...
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Written by Craig Kennedy
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