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Everybody's Chattin' + Question of the Week: Favorite French Film(s)

Glad it’s Thursday already, ya gotta love a short work week :) Well it’s kinda an uneventful week in terms of movie screening. There’s the Bradley Cooper rom-com ALOHA which I’m really not interested in, and I also have zero interest in seeing… 374 more words

Everybody's Chattin'

La French

After two hours of sand, vehicle collisions, road battles and Tom Hardy speaking 76 words, Mad Max was over. It was two of the best hours I’d ever seen on screen and Charlize Theron reminded the world why she’s an academy award winner. 994 more words

Entertainment Opinion

The CUNY Grad Center’s “Rendezvous with French Cinema”

Discussions of Lasting Impressions of an Unconventional Film

by Professor David Gerstner & Jéan-Claude Quintyne

On March 10, 2015 French filmmaker Christophe Honoré visited New York to screen his latest film “Métamorphoses” (2014) at the CUNY Graduate Center, as part of the “Rendezvous with French Cinema” series hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance Films. 924 more words


Le Rayon Vert (The Green Ray)

Eric Rohmer releases a restless spirit in Delphine (Marie Rivière), a Parisian secretary who finds herself embracing ‘les grandes vacances’ alone. Travelling between family, friends, the mountains and finally Biarritz, Delphine carries an uneasy solitude, looking for a sign that will lead her to a ‘real connection’ with someone. 414 more words

French Cinema

Writers at the Movies: A conversation with Emmanuel Mouret (French version)


MATTHEW ASPREY GEAR: Les critiques cinéma anglophones classent souvent votre travail dans la tradition d’Eric Rohmer et Woody Allen. 1,004 more words

Contrappasso Magazine

Pop!: Le Samourai

First, a pre-review: An inherent bias precedes the Pop! feature here, a bias toward American film. There are a variety of reasons for this. The first, honestly, is that part and parcel with the feature is the idea that American pop was a curious beast during this particular decade, and that the evolutions in pop filmmaking are perhaps the only meaningful ones found in that decade of American film. 1,595 more words


Keep France French!

I love France!  I love its culture, customs, language and its ‘quirkiness.’ I’ve been there various times over the years and plan to settle there soon and travel around the country.   429 more words