Cinema

Cinema
La Tête dans les Olives

La tête dans les olives – An Evening to Remember I have the good fortune to get to Paris a few times a year and if it’s not August, I’m plotting to get an evening...
The film "Chocolat"

Lost in Frenchlation, the new service proposing French movies with English subtitles—plus a convivial cocktail gathering before the film—recently offered Chocolat at their usual venue, Montmartre’s Studio 28. Studio 28 is a storied theater,...
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen

In early February, it was announced that Fifty Shades Darker – the sequel to the high-grossing erotic drama Fifty Shades of Grey – would be shot in Paris. The filming of the sequel is said to be taking...
Parapluies Sauvagnat, 1966

Trekking to Paris? Pondering the purchase of a parapluie? Well, bonjour from the shady side. Since the age of five, I’ve been mad about parasols and umbrellas. After all, I’m from Baltimore—home of the...
Benjamin Millepied

Malheureusement, all good things must come to an end: The end of the circumflex in certain French words, the end of the Lost Generation (the 1920s Paris expat literary group that counted Hemingway and Joyce...
Clown bento teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Paris

Prior to today's release of Roschdy Zem’s new French film, “Chocolat”, news spread fast about the movie starring Omar Sy. Thankfully the billboard’s image of a clown dispels any confusion with the previous film about...