The audience is tossed into a 1,000-year conflict involving witches, curses, vampires, shapeshifters and hypersonic public-utility vehicles and told to sink or swim.Thus, Night Watch feels like Harry Potter’s first week at Hogwarts—crammed with the giddy culture shock of constant discovery. Day Watch Year: 2006 Director: Timur Bekmambetov Country: Russia Language: Russian Day Watch is the sequel to Night Watch in which we learn that the world is in balance because of a centuries-old truce between the dark-siders and the light-siders who live amongst we clueless mortals.What’s most resonant in Omar is that, just as we can’t always gauge the characters, they’re, too, concealing parts of themselves from each other, a byproduct of living in a part of the world where distrust is commonplace and secrecy a necessity.
But rather than drawing out the mystery, it takes a sharp turn and tells us matter-of-factly that of course it was trolls killing the bears, and not only that, here’s one of them ready to bonk you on the head.
Nowhere is this more apparent than in foreign-language films.
For a century, cinema has helped us glimpse life in countries where we may never set foot.
While Hollywoodstill dominates the box office, art houses and services like Netflix have given us easy access to films from around the globe.
We scoured Netflix’s foreign movie offerings for our favorites.