Archive for the ‘Foreign Chops’ Category

  • Foreign Chops #20: France

    by Robert Gannon · Mar 7, 2014 at 2:32 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Foreign Chops · No Comments
    Foreign Chops #20: France

    Robert back again for another edition of Foreign Chops. This has to be one of the biggest turn outs for Foreign Chops yet. France drew a lot of submissions, but, unsurprisingly, Blue is the Warmest Colour was the most popular title. Check out all the great film writing and hang in there for another Foreign Chops subject coming real soon.

    Amélie
    The Entertainment Junkie

    Amour

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  • Announcing Foreign Chops #20: France

    by Robert Gannon · Feb 13, 2014 at 0:08 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Foreign Chops · No Comments
    Announcing Foreign Chops #20: France

    Robert back again to announce a new edition of Foreign Chops. This month, we’re asking for your writing on French films. Reviews, interviews, retrospectives, articles–so long as the subject is films from France, we want to see it.

    The history of French cinema is largely the history of film itself. From the invention of the commercial film projector to the crossover success of modern French films like The Artist,...

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  • Foreign Chops #19: Best of the 2000s

    by Robert Gannon · Feb 7, 2014 at 3:48 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Foreign Chops · 1 Comment
    Foreign Chops #19: Best of the 2000s

    Robert back again with the results of Foreign Chops #19. I asked for your picks for the best non-English films released since 2000 and you delivered. There’s an incredible variety of films from all around the world to check out. Only three films were selected by more than one participant: Amour, Let the Right One In, and The Raid: Redemption.

    I have to give a special shout out to YAM Magazine. They put...

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  • Announcing Foreign Chops #19: Best of the 2000s

    by Robert Gannon · Jan 10, 2014 at 18:56 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Foreign Chops · 1 Comment
    Announcing Foreign Chops #19: Best of the 2000s

    Robert from Sketchy Details here to kick off the a new year of Foreign Chops with a look back at the best films of the century so far. What do you think are the best foreign films released since January 2000? We’re looking for your reviews, editorials, retrospectives, interviews, commentaries, and more focusing on what you think are the best of the best films from around the world.

    You can send up to five links per site (not per...

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  • Foreign Chops #18: Germany

    by Robert Gannon · Jan 3, 2014 at 21:11 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Foreign Chops · No Comments
    Foreign Chops #18: Germany

    Robert from Sketchy Details back with another edition of Foreign Chops. To kick off the New Year, we took a look at German cinema. There is no overlap again for two months running, meaning a diverse array of films to read about.

    Asphalt
    Martin Teller’s Movie Reviews

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
    Movies Silently

    The Death of Maria Malibran
    Martin...

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  • Announcing Foreign Chops #18: Germany

    by Robert Gannon · Dec 17, 2013 at 15:19 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Features, Foreign Chops · No Comments
    Announcing Foreign Chops #18: Germany

    Robert from Sketchy Details announcing a new edition of Foreign Chops. This time around, we’re going to look at the films of Germany.

    Germany has had a viable film industry almost as long as the United States, only with a more fragmented history. There are very clear period coinciding with history that constantly reinvented what German cinema was. Counting the years where East and West Germany were divided, the country has been...

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  • Foreign Chops #17: South Korea

    by Robert Gannon · Dec 5, 2013 at 19:02 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Features, Foreign Chops · No Comments
    Foreign Chops #17: South Korea

    Robert from Sketchy Details back with a new edition of Foreign Chops. This time, we took a look at the cinematic output of South Korea. Though we had a small turnout this month, you guys are in for a real treat. This is the first time since I started covering Foreign Chops that there has been no overlap between submissions. What you have are 18 separate films covered in 16 great posts looking at films from South Korea. From comedy to...

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  • Reminder: Foreign Chops #17: South Korea

    by Robert Gannon · Dec 3, 2013 at 17:12 CEST · Chops and Scores, Foreign Chops · No Comments
    Reminder: Foreign Chops #17: South Korea

    Robert from Sketchy Details reminding you that the deadline for Foreign Chops #17: South Korea is tomorrow.

    Send your posts, write-ups, reviews, interviews, retrospectives, editorials, etc. on films from South Korea to robertjgannon@gmail. Use the subject heading “Foreign Chops.” You can send up to 5 posts per site, not 5 posts per author per site. The work can be new or old so long as the topic is South Korea.

    The deadline...

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  • Announcing Foreign Chops #17: South Korea

    by Robert Gannon · Nov 1, 2013 at 16:30 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Features, Foreign Chops · 1 Comment
    Announcing Foreign Chops #17: South Korea

    Robert from Sketchy Details back with a new edition of Foreign Chops. The schedule just got so off (totally my fault, apologies all around) that it was just easier to wait for the start of a new month than try to cram in a second topic partway through October.

    This month, we’re going to look at the cinema of South Korea. South Korean entertainment as a whole is really coming into its own on a global level. There’s even a...

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  • Foreign Chops #16: Euro Horror

    by Robert Gannon · Oct 18, 2013 at 12:41 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Features, Foreign Chops · 1 Comment
    Foreign Chops #16: Euro Horror

    Hi everyone. Robert from Sketchy Details here with another edition of Foreign Chops. In honor of Halloween, I asked you to send me your best content on European Horror and you didn’t disappoint. We have a wide range of styles, countries, and time periods represented, which is always exciting. The most submitted films were a surprise, too: The Vanishing and Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages. They’re both great horror...

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  • Announcing Foreign Chops #16: Euro Horror

    by Robert Gannon · Sep 27, 2013 at 1:52 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Features, Foreign Chops · 1 Comment
    Announcing Foreign Chops #16: Euro Horror

    Hey everyone. Robert from Sketchy Details back with another edition of Foreign Chops. I apologize for getting this up so late in the month. I got overwhelmed with work obligations and lost track of time. The timing is going to be different to compensate for my mistake.

    This month, we’re looking for your best reviews, write-ups, interviews, editorials, comics, what have you about European Horror films. It’s a wide open topic...

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  • Foreign Chops #15: Spain

    by Robert Gannon · Sep 5, 2013 at 15:11 CEST · Chops and Scores, Featured, Features, Foreign Chops · 2 Comments
    Foreign Chops #15: Spain

    Robert from Sketchy Details back with another edition of Foreign Chops. This month, we’re exploring the cinema of Spain with a lot of great writing from LAMB members. The most popular film was The Skin I Live In and, unsurprisingly, Pedro Almodóvar was the most popular director (though Luis Buñuel got some love, too). Check out the links and stay tuned for the next Foreign Chops announcement.

    Abre los...

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