Foreign Chops #13: International Fantasy

by Robert Gannon · July 4, 2013 · Chops and Scores, Foreign Chops · 4 Comments

Robert from Sketchy Details back again with another edition of Foreign Chops. This time around, we were searching for write-ups of international fantasy films and you guys delivered. The most represented country by a wide margin was France, while Micmacs (France), Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (Finland),  and Trollhunter (Norway) were the most popular subjects. Enjoy all the great writing on international fantasy films.

CHINA:

Song at Midnight
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

FINLAND:

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Film Forager
YAM Magazine

FRANCE:

Alphaville
Beyond 1001 Movies

Beauty and the Beast
Beyond 1001 Movies

Black Orpheus
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

City of Pirates
Martin Teller’s Movie Reviews

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec
Film Forager

Holy Motors
Sketchy Details

The Last Battle
Beyond 1001 Movies

Micmacs
Public Transportation Snob
Sketchy Details

Orpheus
Beyond 1001 Movies

The Table
Film Forager

Les Visiteurs du Soir
Martin Teller’s Movie Reviews

GERMANY:

The Adventures of Prince Achmed
Public Transportation Snob

A Christmoose Carol
The Movie Rat

The Death of Maria Malibran
Martin Teller’s Movie Reviews

The Doll
Martin Teller’s Movie Reviews

Der Wilden Kerle 5: Hinter Dem Horizont
The Movie Rat

HONG KONG:

2046
Public Transportation Snob

Come Drink with Me
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The Monkey Goes West
Silver Emulsion Film Reviews

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
Silver Emulsion Film Reviews

INDIA:

Superman
Silver Emulsion Film Reviews

Zokkomon
The Movie Rat

INTERNATIONAL:

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (CHINA/HONG KONG/TAIWAN/US)
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Detective Dee (CHINA/HONG KONG)
YAM Magazine

The 10 Best Fantasy Films
Sketchy Details

Two Fantastic Tales from Germany and Japan
Lime Reviews and Strawberry Confessions

Wings of Desire (FRANCE/GERMANY)
Beyond 1001 Movies

JAPAN:

A Ghost of a Chance
YAM Magazine

Revolutionary Girl Utena
Silver Emulsion Film Reviews

The Secret World of Arrietty
Sketchy Details

Spirited Away
YAM Magazine

Throne of Blood
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

MEXICO:

Pepito y la lampara maravillosa
The Movie Rat

NORWAY:

Trollhunter
Silver Emulsion Film Reviews
YAM Magazine

Magic Silver/2
The Movie Rat

RUSSIA:

Night Watch
Film Forager

THAILAND:

Citizen Dog
Film Forager

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
Public Transportation Snob

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4 Responses to Foreign Chops #13: International Fantasy

  1. Will says:

    Wow, a wide range of entries on this one! Cool!

    One correction, though. Story of Ricky is straight outta Hong Kong. Only the original source material was Japanese. Thanks.

  2. Mette says:

    Can’t wait to read up on all these posts…

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