Tag Archives: Foreign Language Film

‘The Tokoloshe’ (2018) Is A Tale Of Innocence Lost – Movie Review

A tokoloshe is a creature from Zulu mythology who terrorizes people (mostly children) in their sleep, leaving long scratches on their bodies before choking them to death. Director Jerome Pikwane’s debut film, The Tokoloshe, blends this myth with the story of a broken girl struggling to survive in modern Johannesburg. …

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Cinepocalypse 2019: Unleashing the Feeding Frenzy of ‘Achoura’ (2018)

Achoura (2018) is making its appearance this weekend during the 2019 Cinepocalypse Genre Film Fest. Talal Selhami (Creature Designers – The Frankenstein Complex 2015, Mirages 2010, Sinistra 2006) directed this French Moroccan horror fantasy movie which he co-wrote with Frère II Sang’s Jawad Lahlou and David Villemin. The film was produced …

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BUFF 2019 Review – ‘The Unthinkable’ Delivers An Unthinkably Ambitious Story

The Swedish crew of Crazy Pictures released The Unthinkable (AKA Den blomstertid nu koomer) in 2018 which follows a tragic story of a boy dealing with an abusive father, being in love, and trying to survive a mysterious attack on his country. The lead actor, Christoffer Nordenrot, who portrays Alex, …

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Acclaimed South Korean Film ‘Burning’ Hits Home Video


One of the year’s most acclaimed films, Burning, is coming to digital platforms, Blu-ray, and DVD. The film is South Korea’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2019 Academy Awards. Based on the short story “Barn Burning” by Haruki Murakami, Burning is “a psychological tale of all-consuming jealousy that tells …

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