Review: Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac"

Lars von Trier’s latest film, Nymphomaniac, confirms his dual role as one of contemporary cinema’s leading auteur/provocateurs. more »

Mar 22, 2014 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: Amour

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang but a whimper. more »

Oct 13, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: How to Grow a Band

How to go from bluegrass roots to a "concertgrass" string quintet in easy stages. more »

Oct 11, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: Leviathan

If you've been looking for "eye-level sloshing fish viscera", this is your film. more »

Oct 11, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: The Minister

French politicians gliding through the corridors of the Élysée Palace like sharks. more »

Oct 5, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: Nuala

A life lived passionately, if not always wisely. more »

Oct 4, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: Abu, Son of Adam

Abu and Aisumma prepare to make their pilgrimage to Mecca. more »

Oct 3, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: El Gusto

The Buena Vista Social Club of the Casbah more »

Oct 3, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2012: Valley of Saints

A look behind the picture-postcard setting of present day Kashmir. more »

Sep 30, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog (3 Comments)

VIFF 2012: Gainsbourg by Gainsbourg: An Intimate Self Portrait

The story of the Frog Prince, told in his own words. more »

Sep 30, 2012 by in Michael Hayward's Blog (1 Comments)

VIFF: Patience (After Sebald)

An exploration of author W. G. Sebald and his book "The Rings of Saturn" more »

Oct 6, 2011 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

The Big Books Bailout

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Dec 1, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

Why, I was talking about this with Nelson only yesterday!

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Dec 1, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF: Certified Copy

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Oct 15, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF: The Tree

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Oct 14, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF: Around a Small Mountain

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Oct 10, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF notes: “Do I look like Wallace Shawn?”

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Oct 8, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

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Oct 8, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

From our “Great Literary Adaptations That Got Away” department

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Oct 8, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF: Rejoice and Shout

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Oct 7, 2010 by in Michael Hayward's Blog

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