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Give director Luc Besson credit: as bad or unsatisfactory or otherwise turkey-ish as his films may be, there’s always something interesting about them. First,...
Elle, starring Isabelle Huppert

On Sunday, January 8, the Golden Globes will be held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Jimmy Fallon is set to host the...

La Fete du Cinema organised by the Centre National du Cinema, celebrates cinema in a series of events across France. For four days from...

The sixth Edition of the Chinese Film Festival in France will be showcasing the best Chinese film from the 24th May - 19th July. Two...

Daniel Leconte’s documentary about the trial of Charlie Hebdo for disseminating racial hatred was made in 2008 (a year after the trial), but was...

It’s always interesting when French filmmakers venture into Hollywood genres, not to subvert them like the New Wave directors, but to give them a...

Jean-Luc Godard has been making films his own way for about 60 years, ever since Une Histoire d’Eau (A Story of Water), the documentary...

Gemma Bovery is lushly filmed but oddly constructed, a movie that tickles your senses while your brain wonders whether it’s all a botched cinematic...

Maestro is a film you want to like, but almost can’t, because it tries too hard. It has a nice, original concept: Henri Renaud,...

Jean-Pierre Jeunet struck gold with his beloved Parisian film Amelie. The titular protagonist, a whimsical brunette who lives in Montmartre (Audrey Tautou), captured the hearts...

Now that Ken Loach is getting long in the tooth, the Belgian brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne have become the reigning co-monarchs (or co-commissars)...

The French export small, intense intimiste films, but for local consumption they go crazy for broad comedies like Bienvenue Chez Les Ch’tis and Intouchables....