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Day: 20 January 2014

Special Feature: ‘Directory of World Cinema: South Korea’

It would perhaps be overstating it to claim that South Korean cinema had been invisible in the West before the second instalment of Park Chan-wook’s vengeance trilogy. Cannes contender Oldboy (2003) was, however, a well-placed hammer blow to the floodgates. Since then, international interest in the nation’s cinema has grown exponentially and has introduced European audiences to envelope- pushing […]

Special Feature: ‘Directory of World Cinema: Brazil’

Intellect’s Directory of World Cinema series makes a welcome return by delving into the burgeoning and enticing landscape of Brazilian cinema. As well as being one of the world’s fastest growing economies, the film industry in Brazil is also experiencing a mighty resurgence of late, with almost 100 commercial features released in 2011 compared to a paltry fourteen back […]

Special Feature: Vote Gamble for Blogger of the Year

We’re delighted to announce that one of CineVue’s finest contributors, Patrick Gamble, has been nominated for Blogger of the Year at the 2014 Richard Attenborough Film Awards. The nod came for his sterling review of J.C. Chandor’s sophomore feature All Is Lost, along with a string of other first-class pieces written for the site over the past twelve months. […]