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movieScope Best Of 2012: Anton Bitel – movieScope

movieScope film critic Anton Bitel provides his top five films, best performances and biggest disappointment in 2012…

Young Adult – |

REVIEWED BY: Anton Bitel RELEASED: February 3 2012 Tweet In 2007, young director Jason Reitman and first-time screenwriter Diablo Cody teame

50/50 – movieScope

Reviewed By: Anton Bitel Released: November 25  Tweet He may have appeared in TV’s 3rd Rock From The Sun, That 70s Show and Numb3rs, as well as

Big Bad Wolves Directors Talk Israel’s Genre Revolution – movieScope

Big Bad Wolves director Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado discuss being Israels’ first genre filmmakers, and helping to kickstart a creative revolution

Upstream Colour – Review – movieScope

Its ‘disorienting, dreamlike quality is one of the key pleasures (and frustrations) of Upstream Colour,’ says Anton Bitel

Café de Flore – review – |

Parallel narratives unfold in Café de Flore, separated by time and space but conjoined by their shared motifs of love, loss, jealousy and obsession, writes Anton Bitel…

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The Turin Horse – review – |

“Tarr bows out in the most dignified and idealised manner, surrounded by his filmic family.” Anton Bitel reviews Bela Tarr’s final film The Turin horse.

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The Ozu Collection: Three Melodramas – review – movieScope

Anton Bitel assesses Japanese director Yasujirō Ozu’s Melodramas Collection – Woman of Tokyo (1933), Early Spring (1957) and Tokyo Twilight (1957).

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Tabu – review – |

Miguel Gomes’ Tabu is a tricksy modernist melodrama about Portugal’s present, rooted in the past, writes Anton Bitel.