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A Horrified And Sympathetic Response To Michael Haneke’s The Seventh Continent

So I’ve got a little something in the latest issue of Drunken Boat. If you’ll indulge me in some meta commentary, the origin of this essay is a little interesting (at least to me). I’m a fan of Michael Haneke’s films, and eventually I got to his film The Seventh Continent. Show More Summary

Funny Games

1997/2007Dir. Michael HanekeA middle class family are taken hostage in their holiday home by two young men who force them to play sadistic games for their own amusement. Throughout Funny Games, director Michael Haneke strives to reawaken and stimulate audiences who have become accustomed to stylised cinematic violence and graphic imagery. Show More Summary

MIchael Haneke Waiting on One Actress Before Shooting ‘Flashmob’

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

It was just a few weeks ago that we talked about the fact that Michael Haneke is putting together a new film. Called Flashmob, the movie is one he conceptualized a few years ago, before setting it aside to make Amour. The concept has...Show More Summary

Watch This: Michael Haneke’s doomsday vision is a little less bleak than expected

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: In anticipation of the dystopian Aussie crime drama The Rover, check out these other post-apocalyptic visions. Time Of The Wolf...Show More Summary

Film Review: Borgman

If Michael Haneke hadn’t taken it already, a similarly ironic name that director Alex van Warmerdam could have used for his cleverly haunting new film Borgman could very well have been “Funny Games.” Appropriately enough, van Warmerdam’s...Show More Summary

'Amour' Director Michael Haneke Planning a 'Flashmob' for Summer

After taking home the Palme d'Or and landing an Oscar nomination for his film Amour, director Michael Haneke is heading into some seemingly strange territory for his next project. The film is called Flashmob, and even anyone with fleeting...Show More Summary

Michael Haneke’s New Film is ‘Flashmob’

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

This year’s Cannes Film Festival may have come and gone without a new film from Austrian director Michael Haneke (who won the 2012 Palme d’Or with Amour), but it looks like the filmmaker could hit the 2015 festival with his next film. Show More Summary

Compare Michael Haneke's 'Cosi' with the L.A. Phil's

4 months agoArts : Culture Monster

When the Austrian director Michael Haneke picked up his Oscar for “Amour” last year, he was all smiles. The acclaim for “Amour” offered classical music lovers something to smile about as well, since Haneke’s sensitive use of Schubert is essential in making the disturbing story about aging...

Names in Horror: Michael Haneke

Michael Haneke has earned world-renown for his edgy and controversial subject matter, pushing the envelope with his biting social commentaries in films like Benny's Video, Funny Games, and Cache. While his methods may be questionable, he certainly achieves the desired effect. What is your favorite Michael Haneke film?

Controversial Moments: Benny's Video (1992)

  Michael Haneke shocks audiences once more with another thought-provoking piece on youth, violence, and the media. But is Benny's Video a contradiction unto itself? Is it right to fight violence in the media by using the same sensationalistic tactics in your own social commentary? Sound off!

Still Rad in Rehab : An Art World Appeal

Murat and I finally got around to watching Michael Haneke's film Amour last night, the gorgeous Academy Award winning film about an elderly French couple living a perfectly charmed life until the wife has a stroke and everything beautiful about their world becomes more complex, at times horrendous and extremely painful. Show More Summary

Last Love

8 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "Last Love feels like a bad made-for-TV sequel to Michael Haneke's Amour"

Game theory

8 months agoArts : Parterre Box

I first became aware of the work of Austrian film director Michael Haneke a few years back when I followed a tip from a friend and rented the well-reviewed The White Ribbon.

Emmanuelle Riva will return to the stage in Marguerite Duras play

11 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Emmanuelle Riva, who received a best actress Oscar nomination earlier this year for her role as an ailing octogenarian in Michael Haneke's "Amour," is set to return to the stage for the first time in more than a decade in a new production of Marguerite Duras' play "Savannah Bay."

Why 'Blue is the Warmest Color' is a Film That Could Defy Oscar Odds

Don't let all the nominations for Amour at last year's Oscars fool you... foreign films always have an uphill battle to be noticed by the Academy anywhere besides in their own category of Best Foreign Language. Michael Haneke's flick...Show More Summary

DVD: “Amour,” “Post Tenebras Lux,” “Bashment,” & More!

last yearLGBT / Gay : Queerty

It’s a week of international picks in home entertainment – the acclaimed, the obscure, and the queer. Kicking things off is Michael Haneke’s Oscar and Cannes Film Festival prize-winning love story for the (old) ages, Amour, followed up by a fellow Cannes Film Festival winner from Mexico, Post Tenebras Lux. And UK queer indie Bashment [...]

THE PIANO TEACHER is a Psychosexual Masterpiece

last yearOdd : Badass Digest

A look back at Michael Haneke's harrowing thriller from 2001.

Prize: Prince of Asturias Award for Literature

Joining Annie Leibovitz (Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities), Michael Haneke (Arts), and the Higgs-boson guy (Technical and Scientific Research), they've announced that Antonio Muñoz Molina will receive this year's Prince of Asturias Award for Literature; well deserved. No word yet who this year's Sports-laureate will be.

Cannes 2013 Capsule Reviews: "Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian)," "Grand Central" and "Borgman"

last yearFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian) - dir. Arnaud Desplechin Boom! Arnaud Desplechin has fallen right into the arthouse movie trap of making a film in a foreign language, like Wong Kar-Wai, Michael Haneke and Abbas Kiarostami before him,...

Global Showbiz Briefs: Michael Haneke Feted By Spain, BBC To Air Recond-Breaking ‘You Will Be My Son’

Haneke Receives Spain Prince Of Asturias Award Spain’s Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts has gone this year to Amour director Michael Haneke. The two-time Palme d’Or winner was given a $65,000 prize to go with the honor. The jury...Show More Summary

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