Posts Tagged ‘Michael Haneke’


Sundance 2024 Film Reviews: “The Outrun” & “Veni Vidi Vici”

  THE OUTRUN (no distrib):  Films about alcoholics and addicts in recovery are too numerous to count, and it’s easy to understand why.  The stories offer a clear narrative path, usually with an inspirational destin...
by Mitch Salem


SHOWBUZZDAILY Virtual Sundance Reviews: “Human Factors,” “Cryptozoo” & “How It Ends”

  HUMAN FACTORS:  Is Ronny Trocker’s Human Factors intended as a political allegory?  The married couple at its center are the German Jan (Mark Waschke) and the French Nina (Sabine Timoteo), and there’s a plo...
by Mitch Salem



OSCARS MINUS 3: Second Choice

  The odds-on favorite for this year’s Best Director Oscar can’t win. There’s little doubt at this point that if Ben Affleck had only been nominated for Best Director this year, he would have run away wit...
by Mitch Salem


SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCAR WATCH: The National Society of Film Critics Is Full of “Amour”

  Today’s shipment of critical praise comes courtesy of the National Society of Film Critics, a small (60-member) but prestigious group, which today gave Michael Haneke’s AMOUR one of its biggest boosts of the ...
by Mitch Salem