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The dirty movie that changed my life: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

 

Karin Thimm - 18-03-2019

Our reader Karin Thimm describes the very film and the very sequence that gave her a renewed sense of purpose in life, after an acrimonious divorce battle at the age of just 20! [Read More...]

When identity politics backfire

 

Victor Fraga - 18-03-2019

The trans drama GIRL has encountered fierce criticism amongst our readers and elsewhere because it was directed and starred by cis men. Should cis artists refrain from taking the lead in cis films? [Read More...]

Binders full of men???

 

Eoghan Lyng - 01-02-2019

Marianne Farley is the only female director to receive an Oscar nod this year, for her short film Marguerite (about an older woman coming to terms with her sexuality); she talks to us about generational themes, representation and more! [Read More...]

The five 2019 Best Short Film Oscar nominations reviewed for you!

 

Eoghan Lyng - 01-02-2019

Short films often get overshadowed by the glitz and glam of their feature counterparts in the Oscars, but not this year; check out our dirty reviews of each one of the five nominations this year, including a very controversial Irish/British production [Read More...]

Is it acceptable to portray a horrific real crime in film?

 

Eoghan Lyng - 27-01-2019

Irish filmmaker Vincent Lambe encountered fierce opposition to his film about the James Bulger murder, which has received an Oscar nod. Our Irish writer Eoghan Lyng raises questions about these reactions, arguing that Detainment isn't exploitative and doesn't condone the murders [Read More...]

The Favourite has Barry Lyndon written all over it

 

Dan Daniel - 02-01-2019

Yorgos Lanthimos's latest film was heavily influenced by Stanley Kubrick's often overlooked masterpiece, which has inspired a number of period dramas in the past 40 years, argues young writer and director Dan Daniel [Read More...]

For your lips only!!!

 

Madelaine Byford - 27-12-2018

Little-known dubbing technique stretches and compresses words, rendering multilingual films homely and natural to audiences wherever they are [Read More...]

What if Snow White wasn’t white???

 

Madelaine Byford - 19-12-2018

Do you think Snow White is a European fairy tale? Think again! Snow White's actual name was Lady Yang Guifei, she was a real person and lived in China 1,300 years ago. And she is now returning to her roots! [Read More...]


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The top 10 dirtiest films of 2018
We look back at the year of 2018 and ask our writers and readers to pick their dirty movie of the year; the list is as international, diverse and downright filthy as it gets! [Read More...]

We’ve walked a long, long way together!
DMovies and Walk This Way look back at the 18 dirty gems of European cinema released throughout 2018, and celebrate the second year of their partnership! [Read More...]

Crossing European borders without leaving your sofa!
Olivier Pere, the Artistic Director of the ArteKino Festival, reveals how the initiative began, some of his film selection criteria, and why everyone should be watching European cinema for free this month! [Read More...]

The Black Nights have never been this bright before!
As the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival draws to a close, we talk to the Festival Director Tiina Lokk and find out the dirty secrets of an event that showcased nearly 260 feature films, seeing more than 80,000 admissions! [Read More...]

December is the month of European cinema!
ArteKino is back with a selection of 10 dirty gems from every corner of Europe available until December 31st, and it's entirely free to watch! [Read More...]

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