May 182013


Hello film lovers, and welcome to the May 2013 edition of Film Link Goodness; the first edition in the swanky new looking An Online Universe. Thank you all so very much for your kind words about the redesign. We love it and we hope we’ve created a site which is an enjoyable place to stop by and read a little.

It’s blockbuster season and film festival season, so there is plenty going on at the moment. Check out the goodness after the jump.

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Apr 182013


The In competition & Un Certain Regard Films, as well as films from the likes of the midnight and out of competition sections of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival have been announced, and there are more than a few films to get excited about.

Check out the line-up and our picks for the 5 films we cannot wait to see after the jump.

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Jun 152012


Holy Motors isn’t an easy film to summarise, so I’m not even going to try. This brief review will contain no plot synopsis, and instead I’m going to attempt to explain how the film made me feel and what I loved about it. Check out my thoughts after the jump!

If you have seen the film, be sure to check out my further [spoiler] thoughts here!

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Jun 112012


Winner of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or, Amour (Love) is a powerful story about what it really means to love someone. This film should be shown to any couples considering getting married or committing to life together – are you willing to do this for the person you love? If not, you might need to reconsider taking a life-binding oath. Check out my review after the jump.

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Jun 092012

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic) at 2012 Sundance Film Festival, and the  Caméra d’Or (best first feature film) award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Beasts of the Southern Wild is a totally unique tale of the most unusual father-daughter relationship. Check the review out after the jump!

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May 282012


Cannes has wrapped up for another year, and by the sounds of it there were many quality films on display. I for one, am very much looking forward to seeing the likes of Amour, Mud, Killing Them Softly, and Beasts of the Southern Wild. There are at least 10 new films on my radar that weren’t there before! After the jump check out the list of 2012 Festival De Cannes award winners.

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