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Sherif M. Awad

film critic-curator

since 1990

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Reality-Alain Chabat

by Sherif Awad Some films can take the viewer by surprise. Sometimes it is a good surprise and sometimes it is bad. Reality by French director and musician Quentin Dupieux belongs to the good...

Udo Kier-Cult Actor

by Sherif Awad Last July, the Karlovy Vary Film Festival received German-born and now California-based cult actor Udo Kier to present his latest film “Zero” by Hungarian director Gyula Nemes. The film...

The Last Spaghetti Western-Documentary

by Sherif Awad The Spaghetti Western subgenre contained this group of western films made in Italy and Spain during the mid-1960s cashing great box office sales worldwide. Sergio Leone contributed to...

Le Tout Nouveau Testament

by Sherif Awad  Screenwriter Thomas Gunzig and director Jaco Van Dormael are two Belgian-born filmmakers who collaborated in the philosophical yet funny script of The All New Testament, a fantasy...

Ant-Man

by Sherif Awad Being familiar with Marvel Superheroes, I wasn’t sure I heard before about Ant-Man until news started to flow that a film adaptation is happening. Paul Rudd, who was a regular star of...

Karlovy Vary Film Festival, KVIFF 2015

by Sherif Awad The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) celebrated its 50th anniversary this year with the attendance of many American and international stars and filmmakers. The edition...
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