Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Una Noche’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Una Noche Released 2012 – Director Lucy Mulloy Una Noche is more than just the standard story with a beginning, middle and end. Instead, it is a film that reveals several truths in, around and behind its central plot. Films that tell […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Sidewalls’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Sidewalls Released 2011, Argentina – Writer/Director Gustavo Taretto Typically, and unfortunately, films that extend the story of random romantic encounters get written off as “chick-flicks” or “rom-coms” and rarely get the respect they deserve. Movies like Serendipity (2001) and Happenstance (2000) will often […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Boy’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Boy Released 2010, New Zealand – Writer/Director Taika Waititi If you’ve ever watched a Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre) film and said to yourself, “That was funny, silly and weirdly sweet at the end, but lacked any real meaning or depth,” then […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Hermano’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Hermano Released 2010, Venezuela – Director Marcel Rasquin The raw intensity of Hermano proves that reality can often be more emotionally charged than the most asinine blockbusters. Every aspect of this story is believable. The mere fact that its truths exist in […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Frances Ha’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Frances Ha Released 2013 – Writer/Lead Actress Greta Gerwig; Writer/Director Noah Baumbach “I’m sorry, I’m not a real person yet.”  – Greta Gerwig in Frances Ha While it is almost certain that most people will probably never fully understand or appreciate Greta […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Maidentrip’ & ‘Craigslist Joe’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Maidentrip Released 2013 – Documentary, Director Jillian Schlesinger Craigslist Joe Released 2012 – Documentary, Director Joseph Garner A quiet heroism lies in the shared solitude and eventual achievement of both Laura Dekker (Maidentrip, 2013) and Joseph Garner (Craigslist Joe, 2012) as each set out […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Klown’

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Welcome to Uncharted Filmhaüs: the magical land of films you’ll probably never watch. Klown    Released 2010 – Denmark, Comedy, Rated R, Director Mikel Nørgaard Never had I imagined it possible that a movie, so quaint and quirky, could swim so deeply in the “Adults Only” bawdy and lewd genre of film. That is, until […]

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Uncharted Filmhaüs: Reviewing ‘Mamitas’

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We all have those independent and/or foreign films that show up on our Netflix Suggestions queue or Amazon Prime account that we’ve never heard of before, don’t recognize the actors, and can’t imagine why these titles keep popping up on our screens. And for some reason, we feel compelled to watch them, yet never do. […]

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