Tag Archives: Asghar Farhadi

A Hero review — The dilemma of free money

Original title: Ghahreman | Written and Directed by Asghar Farhadi | 127 min | Amazon Prime | ▲▲▲▲△ Rahim Soltani (Amir Jadidi) is a painter and calligrapher in debtors prison in the Iranian city of Shiraz, famed as the site of the ancient city of Persepolis — Soltani's brother-in-law works helping maintain the ruins. While out… Read More

Top 10 Movies of 2013

I measure the best movies of any year by a visceral reaction: When I walk out of the cinema (or away from my home screen, as the case may be) how much do I want to see it a second time, and how soon? Rewatchability is important. With that in mind, please find below a… Read More