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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Foreign Films'
October 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Foreign Films, In Theaters, Movies
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 [...]
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.
A portrait of contemporary family life in Japan.
A man in France finds a woman’s stolen wallet
and becomes curious about her.
Coco Chanel & [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]