Tag Archives: christos voudouris

Blindspot 2017: Alps (2011)

A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process. (source) I went into watching Alps (2011), also known in its native Greek as Άλπεις or Alpeis, with a deep appreciation for the films of director Yorgos Lanthimos. I was fascinated by Dogtooth […]

Before Midnight (2013): “This is how people start breaking up.”

The last of director Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, Before Midnight (2013) catches up with Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy), nine years after their afternoon together in Before Sunset (2004), and eighteen years after their very first meeting in Before Sunrise (1995). Before Midnight is set during one day on the stunningly beautiful Greek Peloponnese […]