Posts Tagged ‘2000s

Sunday December 26, 2010 11:25

Movie #0035 – The Lives of Others (2006)

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Starring: Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck
Second Viewing
Synopsis: An agent for the secret police in communist-era East Berlin finds himself drawn to the latest target of his surveillance.
I originally watched this around when it was first released, and I remember liking it quite a lot, but finding it to [...]

Saturday June 5, 2010 17:03

Movie #0026 – 3-Iron (2004)

Directed by: Ki-duk Kim
Starring: Seung-yeon Lee, Hyun-kyoon Lee, Hyuk-ho Kwon
First Viewing
Synopsis: A man who lives his life in other people’s homes falls in love with an equally damaged woman.
It’s a rare pleasure to go into a movie knowing nothing about what it is about, and then slowly letting the plot unfold. It’s an [...]

Saturday May 22, 2010 16:53

Movie #0024 – Amelie (2001)

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Clotilde Mollet
Second Viewing
Synopsis: A quirky young girl in Paris interacts with her quirky friends, her quirky neighbours, and her quirky love interest. Did I mention that the movie is quirky?
This was not a film that I was particularly looking forward to revisiting. Not that I [...]

Thursday March 25, 2010 22:45

Movie #0018 – Yi Yi [A One and a Two] (2000)

Directed by: Edward Yang
Starring: Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Kelly Lee
First Viewing
Synopsis: A year in the life of a family in Taiwan.
This is a film that frequently pops up on “best of the decade” lists, so my expectations were fairly high. It’s nice to watch a well-regarded film that really lives up to its acclaim [...]