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joshua oppenheimer

The Look of Silence (2014)

In his 2012 film The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer committed to film one of the most remarkably affecting pieces of investigative madness ever seen. His response to the knowledge that the perpetrators of the 1965 massacre of communists…

The Act of Killing (2012)

Revisiting mass murder in Indonesia as kitsch pageant and therapy The US-born and London-educated Joshua Oppenheimer reveals exceptional rapport with his grizzly subjects, the perpetrators of Indonesian mass murders of communists in…

Conan The Barbarian (2011)

If you go into a movie like Conan The Barbarian and then come out complaining about a shallow main character or too much bloodshed then, frankly, you bought yourself a ticket to the wrong movie. These things aren’t so much complaints as…