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Yo, teach! – Monsieur Lazhar review

Monsieur Lazhar – Starring Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nelisse, and Emilien Neron. Directed by Philippe Falardeau. By Jess Lomas. Monsieur Lazhar plays the Melbourne International Film Festival on August 8, 2012. It arrives in Australian cinemas September 6, 2012. Writer director Philippe Falardeau has but a handful of credits to his name, and yet his latest […]

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R.I.P. Nora Ephron

Academy Award nominee Nora Ephron has died from a rare form of leukaemia. She was 71 years old. According to The Washington Post, Ephron had been diagnosed with myelodysplasia six years ago. Ephron is best known for penning the iconic 1989 romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally, for which she received an Oscar nomination. She had […]

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Won’t somebody think of the children – A Separation review

A Separation – Starring Peyman Moaddi, Leila Hatami and Sareh Bayat. Directed by Asghar Farhadi. Rated M. Originally published July 31, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation takes us on a complex emotional journey, as we watch decent, well-meaning people get tangled up in their little white lies with disastrous results. The film begins with Nader (Peyman Moaadi) and Simin (Leila Hatami) pleading […]

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