(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best, wackiest, and weirdest foreign-language movies and TV shows streaming right now.)
There’s nothing like a foreign movie to keep you cozy on these cold November nights. This week’s Pop Culture Imports compiles more of the best foreign movies and TV streaming now, including a few underrated flicks from renowned filmmakers like Bong Joon-Ho’s Memories of Murder, Jet Li’s Fearless, and a Chilean character drama from the director of A Fantastic Woman. Joining them is the Che Guevara biopic starring Gael García Bernal as well as a pitch-black Icelandic dramedy.
Fire up those subtitles and let’s see the best foreign movies and TV streaming now.
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Hollywood has always had a problem with giving women leading roles once they start hitting their 40s and 50s. Obsessed with the fresh-faced, young women pouring into Los Angeles everyday, it’s one of the more shameful sides of show business. But thankfully that’s started to change a bit with great roles for women of all ages, and A24 has just released the first trailer that gives Julianne Moore one of those fantastic roles.
Gloria Bell (Julianne Moore) is a divorced woman just trying to meet the right man all over again, hitting up night clubs, dancing like no one is watching, and living her best life. That’s when she meets Arnold (John Turturro), and it looks like everything is coming up Gloria. At least at first. See what happens in the Gloria Bell trailer below. Read More »
So we’ve looked at the best and worst movies of the year as rated by the largest sampling of moviegoers available publicly (IMDB). And as you know, the public opinion sometimes differs from that of professional film critics. As it should, film critics often see hundreds of new movies a year (a larger sampling of content) and have thus have a more discerning taste. So after the jump we will take a look at the best reviewed movies of 2014.
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