Tag: Béla Tarr

The Turin Horse

The Turin Horse – The Burden of Existence

When in 2011 Hungarian Director Bela Tarr declared that ‘The Turin Horse’ (A torinói ló) would be his last feature film, no one doubted the decision of this critical darling. From the…

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75 Best Movies of The 2010s Decade

The 75 Best Movies of the 2010s Decade The decade of the 2010s was a wild cinematic ride, taking me on a coming-of-age journey unlike any other. It all began with a…

The Turin Horse [2011]: The Futility of Existence

Day 1: The basic necessities: food, water, shelter and comfort of clothes. Day 2: The decay begins with the greed and immoralities. Day 3: The futility of existence, the pointlessness of life. Day…

15 Best Films to Watch on a Rainy Day

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to watch a movie. Some of the greatest films in cinematic history owe their greatness to presence of rain. Rain in cinema is often said to be symbol of nostalgia, solitude, chaos, love, rejection, death, decay and so on. But are not some things just simply what they are and nothing more? In the end, rain is just rain, water returning to its origin. The following list doesn’t feature movies with heavy rain, nor is it about movies in which rain is a central character. They’re just movies I think about, when I think about rain. All films listed here are ranked in chronological order.