Tagged with abbas kiarostami

20 Great Movies You (Maybe) Haven’t Seen

20 Great Movies You (Maybe) Haven’t Seen


(Note: This piece has been published over at Go, See, Talk!. Below lies only a preview of the full article. To view the full article, just click here!) Entertainment Weekly recently published their definitive guide to the 50 best movies “you’ve” never seen. Those indiscreet quotation marks have a sincere, innocent purpose; I’m genuinely not … Continue reading

Review: Certified Copy, 2011, dir. Abbas Kiarostami

Review: Certified Copy, 2011, dir. Abbas Kiarostami


It’s difficult to say whether Juliette Binoche or Abbas Kiarostami is the star of the latter’s newest film, Certified Copy. Much comes to rest on Binoche’s delicate shoulders– the nameless character she plays is the only principal character in the film apart from co-star William Shimell– but Kiarostami’s direction, assured yet humble, constitutes bravura filmmaking … Continue reading