Films


Euthanasia doco wins prestigious award
Michael Cook | Feb 1 2011 | comment  
“How to Die in Oregon,” an film about the impact of Oregon’s 1994 Death With Dignity Act, has won the prestigious Grand Jury Prize in the US Documentary Competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

Euthanasia: the musical
Michael Cook | Nov 13 2010 | comment  
It had to happen: a musical about euthanasia. Of course, nearly every film coming out of Bollywood is a musical, but director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has tried to make Guzaarish (The Request) a lush melodrama with Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles.

Dignitas inspires prize-winning Belgian comedy
Michael Cook | Nov 11 2010 | comment  
A Belgian black comedy about assisted suicide has taken away the top prize at the Rome Film Festival. The Hollywood Reporter predicts that Please Kill Me will become a “cult hit” on the art house circuit.
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