Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Mon Roi

 
Mon Roi is a story about Tony (Emanuelle Bercot), a lawyer who one day bumps into Georgio (Vincent Cassel) in a club. Tony recognises Georgio as one of her customers when she …


Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Blind Date (Un peu, beaucoup, aveuglément)

 
After seeing the last three films from the Alliance Française French Film Festival that are more or less either serious and thoughtful or annoying in a juvenile way, I was ready …


Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Valley of Love

 
I watched David Lynch’s Wild at Heart in 1990’s, and didn’t get the movie. I hated it. From then on, I avoided David Lynch’s films as I think he operates on a …


Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Papa ou Maman

 
The only reason why I saw this movie last night was because of the film’s writers. The Alliance Française French Film Festival website mentions that Papa ou Maman was penned by …


Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Marguerite

 
The first selection from the Alliance Française French Film Festival this year is Marguerite – I found out that it is loosely based on a real-life singer called Florence Foster Jenkins …


Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

The Bélier Family (La Famille Bélier)

 
It is quite a regular occurrence to find a movie about somebody who was unaware of their talent to sing – then when they are about to shine, a tragedy …


Monday, December 28th, 2015

Bis

 
I recently saw a number of films that I haven’t reviewed so here are the three movies that I saw, starting with Bis. The direct translation of this French word would …


Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Folies Bergère

 

 
I often liken movies to food and I won’t make an exception with my experience with Folies Bergère. The first quarter of the movie feels a tad pointless, with me not knowing …


Friday, October 24th, 2014

Two Days, One Night ( Deux jours, une nuit)

 
What would you do, if you are offered a bonus of €1,000 – with the consequence that one of your team member is laid off? Just to make things easy …


Monday, March 31st, 2014

Just a Sigh (Le temps de l’aventure)

 
A friend of mine who used to work at the police force once joked that the policemen looked more like accountants rather then the handsome, buffed men that you see …