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Entries Tagged as 'Foreign Films'

The Girl…

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Foreign Films, In Theaters, Movies

The buzz is already out for the American remake of the Swedish film, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, which will be out in theaters in December.  Get ready by watching the original Swedish trilogy, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl who Played with Fire, and the The Girl who Kicked the [...]

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While You Are Waiting…

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

While you are waiting for the new crop of Oscar-nominated foreign language films to come out on DVD, I suggest another foreign film to fill the gap, Hula Girls!  Best Picture winner of the Japanese Academy Awards in 2007, Hula Girls is a wonderful film.  Based on the true story of a town in Japan [...]

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A Plethora of New Foreign Films!

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

We have recently purchased several great new foreign films.  Don’t miss them!

Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
Set in Mumbai in 1970, this film follows the rise and fall
of a notorious gangster.

Tokyo Sonata
A portrait of contemporary family life in Japan.

Wild Grass
A man in France finds a woman’s stolen wallet
and becomes curious about her.

Coco Chanel & [...]

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Ready for More of Lisbeth Salander?

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Action and Adventure, Drama, Foreign Films, Movies

Get ready for the second installment of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy on DVD!  If you enjoyed The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo you will love the second exciting thriller in the series.  Roomi Rapace stars as the intriguing Lisbeth Salander, an unusal hacker with a mysterious past.  Landing as the prime suspect in a murder [...]

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The Secret Will Be Revealed!

September 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

The 2009 Academy Award-winning film in the Foreign Language category is here!  This thriller takes place in Argentina, jumping back and forth from the 1970s to the present time.  The main character Benjamin, a former employee of the criminal court, decides to write a novel about an unsolved murder that has haunted him for [...]

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It’s Not Brand New, But It’s Great

June 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

Although Broken Embraces was released on DVD in March, it is still considered a “new” movie and should not be missed.  Starring the incomparable Penelope Cruz and directed by one of Spain’s foremost talents, Pedro Almodovar, this film has many layers, many time frames, and many thought-provoking moments.  The story begins with a blind screenplay [...]

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February 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

Coco Before Chanel was released on DVD this week.  Starring Audrey Tatou (of Amelie fame), this film details the life of Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel beginning with her childhood in an orphanage.  First skirting society by being a singer in a nightclub, Coco later developed relationships with wealthy friends and lovers.  This fascinating film reveals the [...]

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A Family-Friendly Movie

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

If you are looking for a good movie with a great message check out Like Stars on Earth (Taare Zameen Par).  This Hindi language film is the story of a boy named Ishaan who constantly gets into trouble at home and at school.  No one understands his behavior and seeming lack of interest in his [...]

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Looking for something different?

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Comedy, Foreign Films, Movies

Look no further than Absurdistan.  Set in an imaginary village, this Russian-language film is whimsical and farcical.  When the pipe that brings water to the town falls into disrepair, the men ignore the problem.  The women must resort to extreme measures to motivate the men into action.

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Foreign Language DVDs

June 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

In case you haven’t noticed, we have a large selection of foreign language DVDs.  They are shelved after the rest of the feature films and have a purple sticker on the spine.  Here are some new and notable titles:
I’ve Loved You So Long

This film features the amazing Kristin Scott Thomas speaking French.  Maureen in the [...]

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