New and Upcoming Films by the Best Auters

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1.
The Grandmaster (2013)
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The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. (130 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
“ Wong Kar-Wai films are a delight. Very artsy, with nice cinematography.
Films known for: Chungking Express, In the Mood for Love, Days of Being Wild ” - tom245-32-153383
 
2.
Me and You (2012)
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An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement. (103 mins.)
“ BERTOLUCCI IS STILL ALIVE!!! With this little gem. There is nothing radical about the movie, but it is very enjoyable, and features an Italian version of Space Oddity.
Films known for: The Conformist, The Spider's Strategem, The Last Emperor ” - tom245-32-153383
 
3.
Like Father, Like Son (2013)
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Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. (121 mins.)
“ Hirokazu Koreeda creates quaint, enjoyable films focusing on childhood or family relationships. He is even a little Ozu (Still Walking).
Films known for: Nobody Knows, I Wish, Still Walking ” - tom245-32-153383
 
4.
Film socialisme (2010)
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A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages... (102 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ He made his debut in the French New Wave, fifty years ago!!! Not many people know he still makes films. Probably because his newer films get scaving reviews.
Films known for: Pierrot le Fou, Masculin-Feminin, Une Femme est une Femme ” - tom245-32-153383
 
5.
Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)
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A renegade film crew becomes embroiled with a yakuza clan feud. (129 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ Shion Sono is one of my favourite directors. His films are usually gory, crazy, have an ost of J-pop and classical music, as well as feature troubled teenagers screaming at there parents. I cannot recommend Love exposure enough. If you have four hours to spare... He also made 'Suicide Club' a film where 40 students jump infront of a train...
Films known for: Love Exposure, Himizu, Strange Circus ” - tom245-32-153383
 
6.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (99 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Wes Anderson has such a unique and distinctive style. All his films are filmed on sets with really vibrant colours. His films are set in some really crazy places (under the ocean, scout camp) and they nearly always feature Bill Murray.
Films Known For: Moonrise Kingdom, Life Aquatic, Rushmore ” - tom245-32-153383
 
7.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
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A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. (143 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ The most faboulous director in Hollywood. Originated from Australia...
Films known for: Moulin Rouge, Australia, Romeo and Julliet ” - tom245-32-153383
 
8.
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
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A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. (104 mins.)
“ The Coen's make quirky films with sculpted dialogue and film history homage.
Films known for: Fargo, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Blood Simple ” - tom245-32-153383
 
9.
Nebraska (2013)
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An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
“ Alexander Payne creates humdrum american films.
Films Known For: The Descendants, Sideways ” - tom245-32-153383
 
10.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
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A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating. (117 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ Lars Von Trier. One of the founding members of the Dogma 95 movement. His films are abstract, and you can never tell how they will end. He is, most famous, for joking about Hitler at Cannes
Films Known For: Dogville, Melancholia, The Idiots ” - tom245-32-153383
 
11.
Side Effects (2013)
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A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. (106 mins.)
“ All of his films tend to be mature, slick thrillers. This film marks the end of his career.
Films known for: Ocean's Eleven, Traffic, Sex, Lies and Videotape ” - tom245-32-153383
 
12.
Only God Forgives (2013)
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Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death. (90 mins.)
“ Refn is the new kid on the block. His debut Drive won international acclaim and propelled Ryan Gosling into super stardom. Set in Thailand, his new film is splitting reviewers, marmite style.
Films known for: Drive ” - tom245-32-153383
 
13.
Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2016 Documentary)
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An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanity's place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett. (90 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ Malik has been making films since the seventies. well... four of them, until he made The Tree of Life. Something clicked and now he has got several films being produced. His films have beautiful cinematography. Some of the shots have been copied a dozen times (running through a field stroking the wheat). Don't get your hopes up... To The Wonder was a bore
Films known for: Tree of Life, Badlands, The New World ” - tom245-32-153383
 
14.
Stoker (2013)
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After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him. (99 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ South Korea's most well known film is Oldboy. The second of Park's trilogy of vengeance. It is a shame people didn't check his other films. Out of the 6 I have seen... they are all good. His modern approach, camera movements and violence make him a director to watch.
Films known for: JSA, Lady Vengeance, Oldboy ” - tom245-32-153383
 
15.
The Turin Horse (2011)
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A rural farmer is forced to confront the mortality of his faithful horse. (146 mins.)
“ Tarr has the slowest films in cinema history. It is often that a shot would linger for 10 minutes, as the characters would stare out a window, walk to a well or reinact the solar system. If you have too much time on your hands, you may want to see the 7.5 hour Satantango. All his films are in black and white and feature some of the best cinematography ever.
Known for: Werckmeister Harmonies, Satantango, The Turin Horse ” - tom245-32-153383
 
16.
A Field in England (2013)
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Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
“ Ben Wheatly is another personal favourite. His films are darkly comic and have oubursts of bloody violence. I went to the premiere of A Field in England, in Brixton. It was so trippy 0.o
Films known for: Sightseers, Kill List, A Field in England ” - tom245-32-153383
 
17.
Pieta (2012)
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A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. (104 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
18.
Into the Abyss (2011 Documentary)
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Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. (107 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
19.
Blue Jasmine (2013)
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A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love... (98 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
20.
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
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A depressed musician reunites with his lover, though their romance - which has already endured several centuries - is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister. (123 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
21.
Pacific Rim (2013)
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As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. (131 mins.)
 
22.
Trance (2013)
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An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. (101 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
23.
The Flowers of War (2011)
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A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety. (146 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
24.
The Zero Theorem (2013)
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A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
25.
Noah (2014)
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A man is chosen by his world's creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. (138 mins.)
 
26.
I'm So Excited! (2013)
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When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves. (90 mins.)
 
27.
The Wind Rises (2013)
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A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. (126 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
28.
The Last Stand (2013)
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The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. (107 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
29.
Django Unchained (2012)
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With the help of a German bounty hunter , a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
 
30.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
31.
Shield of Straw (2013)
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A team of cops must protect an accused killer with a billion-yen bounty on his head. (117 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
32.
Beyond Outrage (2012)
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As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle... (112 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
33.
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)
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From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have... (115 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
34.
The Best Offer (2013)
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In the world of high-end art auctions and antiques, Virgil Oldman is an elderly and esteemed but eccentric genius art-expert... (131 mins.)