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Indifferent Ida

The critics from many directions have been writing very favorable reviews of the Polish film, Ida (2013), directed by Paweł Pawlikowski. The trailer seemed to allude to the extraordinary and deep journey the main character, Ida, will undertake. You see, she is a novice nun, soon to be making her vows. But before she does … Continue reading

Boarding School Horror Stories

Let’s make this clear right from the beginning: it isn’t easy to make a film about young girls, stuck in a boarding school, with a sadistic headmistress, trying to figure out the meaning of life, while learning about “lit-ra-chure” and also dreaming about losing their virginity.  Perhaps some of this may apply to young boys … Continue reading