Review: That’s Not Me and the Dangerous Ideal of Making It

18 September 2017
That's Not Me Review | The Curious Element

Last Sunday, I saw what I think could be one of the best Australian films I’ve ever seen: That’s Not Me. It’s a big call to make, but hear me out. That’s Not Me is a low budget film that was written by a married couple – Alice Foulcher, who also starred in the film as the main character, and Gregory Erdstein, who also directed. It’s a funny, character-driven film that has you laughing right from the start – opening…

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Asghar Farhadi

10 things you should know about Asghar Farhadi

26 February 2017

Asghar Farhadi is a filmmaker and director. His latest film, The Salesman, is nominated for an Oscar in today’s Academy Awards. These are 10 things that you should know about him. 1. Farhadi’s movie, A Separation, won…

La La Land Broke My Heart | The Curious Element

La La Land broke my heart

20 February 2017

After seeing La La Land last year, I went straight home, lay on my bed, and stared up at my ceiling as I tried to come to terms with what I had just seen and all…