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The Lebanese Independent Film Festival (LIFF) The “Before” Trilogy Film Review by Cine.words. Director: Richard Linklater. Screenplay: Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater

Barzakh Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “If you were a bringer of joy, why do you wish to leave your home?” Today’s film review is quite special. The Lebanese Independent Film...

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Homemade Netflix Series Review By Dima Saqfalhait “We live according to conventions and norms. Like the calendar, the watch, and birthdays, and vacations and holidays and happy hour. But what do...

Family Romance LLC Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “Our policy at Family Romance is that we can only do what we really are.” I’ve always been intrigued by films that skillfully...

Rope Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “Good and evil, right and wrong were invented for the ordinary average man, the inferior man, because he needs them.” In Rope (1948) by Alfred...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “There are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity.” Watching The Grand Budapest...

Dr Strangelove Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “Gentlemen! You can’t fight in here! This is the War Room!” Oscar Wilde, a famous Irish playwright known for his satirical comedies, once wisely...

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The Salesman Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait The Salesman (2016) by Asghar Farhadi is an Iranian drama film that blends neorealism, with a dash of dark comedy and suspense, making the...

Melo Film Review

Mélo Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “I’ll give you a year to weep Pierrot, to cry. Thinking you’ve had a great catastrophe.  Then you’ll marry Christiane. She’s pretty.” Romaine Mélo (1986)...

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In the Mood for Love Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “You notice things if you pay attention.” Set in 1962 Hong Kong, In the Mood for Love (2000) by Wong Kar-wai...