1. Movie critic David Edelstein on Amour — one of his favorite films from 2012 — and the movie’s director, Michael Haneke:





I really hate Michael Haneke. I think he’s a provocateur. … He’s kind of a sadistic, proto-punk guy and finally, in this case, he’s discovered a real-world antagonist that’s even more brutal than he is, which is time.





Image: A still from Amour via NPR View in High-Res

    Movie critic David Edelstein on Amour — one of his favorite films from 2012 — and the movie’s director, Michael Haneke:

    I really hate Michael Haneke. I think he’s a provocateur. … He’s kind of a sadistic, proto-punk guy and finally, in this case, he’s discovered a real-world antagonist that’s even more brutal than he is, which is time.

    Image: A still from Amour via NPR

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