Gloria Bell (2018)

From Michael Haneke’s Funny Games to Takashi Shimizu’s The Grudge, there has been a fairly rich history of filmmakers taking another stab at one of their successful works, most commonly to bring their original foreign language film to a wider English speaking audience. Hot off the heels of his Oscar winning A Fantastic Woman and…

A Fantastic Woman (2017)

To my eternal discredit, I only managed to see two of the five pictures nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars. The first was Russian entry Loveless, and, luckily for me, the second was A Fantastic Woman, the Chilean entry that ended up taking the big prize on Sunday night. It’s victory…