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THE BRONTE SISTERS is a biopic that doesn’t take the easy route

Rating: ★★★1/2

Strange that the definitive cine-biography of three giants of English literature, still taught in classrooms across the country, is a French language production. Unintentionally amusing whenever the actors pronounce Bradford with the uvular trill of French-accented English. 904 more words

Vérité Film Magazine


A film by Guillaume Nicloux

Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert, Dan Warner

It has been 35 years since those two actors as done a film together since Loulou (1980).  189 more words


Best of Cannes 2015: 'Louder Than Bombs' is a great film about dysfunctional families

It wouldn’t be a Joachim Trier film if it didn’t completely destroy me emotionally. Trier’s debut in the Cannes Official Competition and in English, “Louder Than Bombs,” is one of the great films about dysfunctional families. 1,481 more words

Film Reviews

The Bystander Effect: Going Crazy with The Piano Teacher

It took me four hours to sit through Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher. And it’s only two-hours long. Every twenty minutes or so I’d feel the urge to step outside for a cigarette, or I would walk up and down the street and look at my neighbors’ homes, what their windows and rooms look like from the outside. 1,276 more words

Older Movies

Cannes Film Review: 'Macadam Stories'

Linked by a housing project, six characters in varying degrees of desperation forge unexpected friendships in “Macadam Stories,” a slight comedy from French helmer-author Samuel Benchetrit, whose book “Asphalt Chronicles” inspired two of the three strands. 542 more words


Cannes Review - Valley of Love

Isabelle (Isabelle Huppert) and Gerard (Gerard Depardieu) meet in the sweltering hot Death Valley. The couple were once married, and their son Michael has sent them letters detailing his suicide, and his plans to return. 380 more words

Cinema Review

Cannes Film Review: 'Valley of Love'

If there’s a certain momentousness to the onscreen reunion of Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu — 35 years after Maurice Pialat’s “Loulou” — everything else in Guillaume Nicloux’s cryptic curio “Valley of Love” works strenuously against any mounting sense of consequence. 853 more words

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