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What is it with Holocaust movies always winning Oscars....

Advantages: Looks beautiful
Disadvantages: Subtitles

Star – Agata Trzebuchowskais. Genre – World Cinema > Drama Run Time – 90 minutes Certificate – PG13 Country – Poland Oscars – 1 Win & 1 nomination Awards – 66 Wins & 83 Nominations Amazon – £8.07 DVD £8.99 Blue Ray = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = ...

thedevilinme 01.06.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Ida (DVD)

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Essential Killing or How to survive in a world that's poles apart

Advantages: Thought provoking and unique
Disadvantages: Can be a little stifling in that there is no dialogue as such in the movie.

Essential Killing DVD and Film Review I popped this movie into my popcorn player without really knowing that much about it. I am a big fan of survival and escape movies and this title had come up in a search for those types of movies. I can ...

jojoborne 07.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Essential Killing (DVD)

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Utterly fantastic. Utterly depressing too.

Advantages: Superbly shot and acted
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little too grim for some

FILM: A dead rat lies in a murky puddle of filth. The corpse of a cat hangs from a noose in the street, as a group of children run away giggling mischievously. These are the first two images you'll witness when watching Krzysztof Kieslowski's (the ...

stu-willis 04.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of A Short Film About Killing (DVD)

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Tedious, flagging, banal and dull.

Advantages: It is unintentionally humorous.
Disadvantages: It's just not thought provoking.

...We studied this film in media by our slightly over- enthusiastic media studies tutor. He's a funny chap. Are you 'post- ironic'? Can you be a bit of a pretentious cock at times? Then this is a film for you. It has no real storyline, it consists of a ver ...

Venus_In_Furs 21.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of A Short Film About Love (DVD)

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Katyn Revisited

Advantages: Interesting archival footage, good cinematography
Disadvantages: Plot all over the place, no character development.

The last two weeks have been a sombre affair here in Warsaw as the people of the city have been mourning the death of their president, Lech Kaczynski, his wife, Maria and 94 other people including high ranking military officers and politicians. Another se ...

Praski 29.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Katyn (DVD)

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