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Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews: The Salesman, Life & The LEGO Batman Movie

An Iranian drama, an alien sci-fi and a kids’ (or is it?) animation make up this round of Short ‘n’ Sweet. Continue reading Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews: The Salesman, Life & The LEGO Batman Movie

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FILM REVIEW: The Past (Le Passé)

The Past (Asghar Farhadi, 2013)

Wowzers. Following his Oscar-winning Iranian film A Separation (2012), director Asghar Farhadi follows up with The Past (Le Passé). I personally wasn’t awestruck by A Separation – a film that was universally lauded by critics. I liked it, but I didn’t love it. The Past has not received the same praise, and has not been nominated in this year’s Foreign Film category (potentially for trivial reasons), however, this film absolutely blew me away. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Past (Le Passé)