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Month: May 2014

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DocHouse Presents: Pipeline review

★★★★☆ “50% of Russia’s budget comes from the oil and gas industry,” asserts the quote – attributed to Vladimir Putin – that opens Russian documentary Pipeline (2013). Director Vitaly Mansky traces the path of the cash cow that is the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgirid pipeline, glimpsing the […]


DVD Review: ‘Bleak Night’

★★★★☆ In 2010, writer and director Yoon Sung-hyun caught the attention of both critics and international film festival audiences alike with his debut film Bleak Night, an impressive character study made on a micro budget as a graduation film from the Korean Academy of […]