Haruki Murakami and Lee Chang-dong’s Burning

*Contains spoilers* Burning, the newest film from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong, was released in the UK a few weeks ago and is loosely based on a Haruki Murakami short story called Barn Burning, which is in turn based on the William Faulkner novel. I’ve never read that specific work, and I only had my first …

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A Film From Every Year I’ve Been Alive, pt. 3.

This is the final instalment of this little series that has taken me an age to complete, which covers pretty much the first period of my life, 1998-2004. I’ve tried to restrict myself to just one film per year, but in some cases there were too many to choose from so I narrowed it down …