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2013 NYFF Alum ‘JEALOUSY’ Screens at Film Society Starting TOMORROW!

2013 NYFF Alum ‘JEALOUSY’ Screens at Film Society Starting TOMORROW!

One of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave, Philippe Garrel has belatedly been recognized as a master in America, and ‘JEALOUSY’ may be his most accessible film in nearly 50 years of filmmaking. Shot in lustrous, widescreen black and white by the great Willy Kurant (Masculin Feminin, Under Satan’s Sun), the film opens

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Offer FREE Sneak Preview of AGNÈS VARDA: FROM HERE TO THERE

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the New York premiere of Agnès Varda: From Here to There, the highly anticipated follow-up to Agnès Varda’s The Beaches of Agnès, on Saturday May 31 at 6PM in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Varda’s series, which originally aired on French television, chronicles

Guest Review: ‘5150 Rue Des Ormes’ by bleedingcritic™

This is an exceptional experience, I can’t stop thinking about it. Directed by Eric Tessia ‘5150 Rue Des Ormes’ is one of the most frustrating and disturbing captivity stories. When you watch this film you realize how much repetitive dross is available. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time is what this film

Interview: Denis Côté (Director – ‘Vic & Flo Saw A Bear’)

Two Sapphic outlaws, a trumpet-playing cub-scout and a pair of bear traps. Nothing is what it seems in Denis Côté’s latest genre-bending work. Victoria (Pierrette Robitaille) is a parolee who retreats to a shack in the Canadian forest. She is joined by her lover and fellow ex-con Florence (Romane Bohringer). Vic & Flo’s attempts to

Review: ‘Thérèse’

Directed by Claude Miller Written by Claude Miller & Natalie Carter Starring Audrey Tatou, Gilles Lalouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Stanley Weber Claude Miller’s period drama ‘Thérèse,’ based on François Mauriac’s 1927 novel ‘Thérèse Desqueyroux’ and set in the expansive 1920s French countryside, is an effectively scathing critique of land-owning aristocratic classes that equate “family” to landholdings

Review: Holy Motors

HOLY MOTORS Written & Directed by Leos Carax Starring Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes & Kylie Minogue Opening in NYC @ Film Forum on Wednesday, October 17 All the world is a stage, and in French new, New Wave Auteur Leos Carax ‘Holy Motors’ that stage spans the scope of all humanist livelihood; from