Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

The Exes (Les Ex)

 
I used to watch a lot of rom-coms, but as I get older I get really annoyed with vapid movies that throw random characters and just wishing that they somehow …


Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Normandy Nude (Normandie Nue)

 
Normandy Nude (Normandie Nue) would be the end-product if a pinch of social criticism, a big bucket of charms, packaged with a dash of Spencer Tunick character, mixed in a …


Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Two Is A Family (Demain Tout Commence)

 
It’s that time of the year in Australia when the Alliance Française Film Festival is on. My first selection this year is Two Is A Family (Demain tout commence), directed by Hugo …


Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Just to be sure (Ôtez-moi d’un doute)

 
In the tradition of love stories with crisscrossing characters, Just to be sure (Ôtez-moi d’un doute) is the latest newcomer from France. The movie, directed by Carine Tardieu tells a story of Erwan …


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 …