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Revisiting THE ENGLISH PATIENT (1996)

By Clarisse Tenreiro Twenty two years ago, the world saw director Anthony Minghella release what would become a monumental piece of cinematic artistry : the romantic war drama The English Patient (1996). Adapted from Michael Ondaatje’s novel, the film starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Kristin Scott Thomas, amongst other exceptional actors, experienced an incredibly…

10 Moments in Movies That Galvanised Me

By Clarisse Tenreiro The art of filmmaking has the ability to take any idea, feeling or thought and turn it into a mesmerising piece of cinematic artistry. It can push you into another world, another dimension and reveal to the eyes more than simple visual perceptions. Like a recipe, it sometimes needs the exact amount…

Revisiting FOUR ROOMS (1995)

By Clarisse Tenreiro Anthology films have always been appealing to my need of narrative variety. The concept of offering the viewer a combination of short stories that, within their differences, see themselves connected through a common theme or premise is without a doubt an exciting prospect. Additionally, when directed by various individuals, it gives the…